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☀ Vote to Win the Summer Box

    Vote for a chance to Win our Most Acclaimed box in 5 Easy Steps! Here's how to enter: STEP 1: Go to A Year of Boxes 2020 Awards and click Vote. STEP 2: Scroll to Section 11 and Select I Live Eco Bonus entries when you enter a special message in the Comments sectionemail us this screenshot too! STEP 3: Scroll to the bottom and make a selection to subscribe to AYB STEP 4: Click Submit STEP 5: Take a screenshot of the Confirmation page and email your entry to us at Voting is open until July 31. I LIVE ECO is a Canada Proud small business! Shop Local. Shop Canadian.

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Happy Canada Day, Fellow Canadians!

  Hey, Canada! Did you know that I LIVE ECO is 100% Canadian owned?  Supporting and promoting other small Canadian businesses matters to us, especially those whose work is in service for a better planet. That’s why at least 95% of the curated items in our subscription boxes are from Canadian businesses.  I LIVE ECO aren’t the only Canadians making a positive impact on our planet. Canada is full of concerned citizens from all walks of life who are taking a stand for our environment. We’d like to take the opportunity to highlight three of them here:  1) Autumn Peltier 15-year-old Autumn has already spent several years of her young life on a quest to solve the crisis of the...

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I LIVE ECO & Loblaws Inc: Partners in Celebrating Love and Sustainability with Pride Toronto

  Each year during the month of June, LGBTQ people around the world honour the 1969 Stonewall riots that began the pushback against oppressive LGBTQ laws, and this month has become a time for LGBTQ people to celebrate the energy and diversity they contribute to their communities. I LIVE ECO has always been a proud supporter of Pride, participating as a vendor at Pride Toronto since 2018. Though the usual large-scale Pride parades and events won’t be happening in 2020, we’re still celebrating Pride month in our own way. We are excited to announce that for June 2020, I LIVE ECO will be one of the LGBTQ-owned businesses featured at Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens located at 60 Carlton Street in...

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What Is World Environment Day?

On June 5, 1974, the United Nations celebrated the first World Environment Day, a day for reflection and action to protect our planet from the environmental hazards caused by economic expansion. The theme for World Environment Day 2020 is “Biodiversity — A call to action to combat the accelerating species loss and degradation of the natural world.” The latest report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Systems (IPBES) notes that one million plant and animal species are currently facing extinction - some within just decades. The good news is that there’s still time to fix it. By changing our own habits and increasing accountability for the protection of the earth, we can remodel our economies with the...

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Mother Earth-Friendly Mother's Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate the women in our lives who love, nurture and care for us as only someone with a mothering spirit can do.  It’s also a perfect time to honour our Mother Earth, who continues to provide for each of us unconditionally. This year, honour all the mothers in your life with conscious gifts that are earth-friendly and mom-approved. 1. Some Quality Time With You The truth is, what moms love more than anything is quality time with their kids. Physically being with mom might not be possible this year due to current social distancing guidelines, and if that's the case, schedule a nice long video call with her instead. Grab a cup of tea and give her some...

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