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The Ecoraster Paving System | Truly Sustainable Paving

By |2018-08-01T20:34:33+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

The Ecoraster Paving System | Truly Sustainable Paving Building designs these days are multi-facetted, focusing on factors which include eco-friendly approaches to energy, waste and water. Choosing the appropriate building materials for your project, whether residential, commercial or industrial, involves careful calculations weighing both performance and cost. The concept of sustainability which includes, amongst other things, [...]

Setting the Standards – Measuring the Performance of Plastic Permeable Pavers

By |2018-07-26T18:06:34+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Setting the Standards - Measuring the Performance of Plastic Permeable Pavers When exploring differences between products there are characteristics and qualities are that readily apparent and those that are not. An educated consumer explores all aspects and, in this day, and age, there is a lot of information that is readily available. Standards are available for [...]

Ecoraster – A tool to help you Install Interlocking Paving Stones

By |2018-07-26T16:25:55+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Ecoraster - A tool to help you Install Interlocking Paving Stones Interlocking permeable paving stones are often used within landscaping designs for driveways, walkways, patios and more. They are a popular surfacing product for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The permeable aspect of the unit interlocking pavers is very important as, due to the effects of [...]

The Benefits of Ecoraster’s Permeable Paving System in the Summer

By |2018-07-18T14:19:00+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

The Benefits of Ecoraster’s Permeable Paving System in the Summer The warm, long, sunny days of summer are welcomed after the long winter. Summer is a time to dream. Many of us have teenaged memories of lying on grassy hills, watching the clouds and talking about our aspirations, the future and life. The topic of the [...]

Does Punishment or Reward Work Best? | Sustainable Building Alternatives for Stormwater Runoff

By |2018-06-18T20:58:59+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Does Punishment or Reward Work Best? | Sustainable Building Alternatives for Stormwater Runoff  Does punishment or reward work best? The importance of reducing runoff by managing more stormwater on site is now widely accepted. Climate change, which is adversely affecting weather patterns, and is leading to rain falls that are both increasing in severity and increasing [...]

Gravel Stabilization & Sustainable Paving

By |2018-06-13T14:45:24+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Gravel Stabilization & Sustainable Paving   Gravel is a readily available and versatile building material. It is often used for surface type applications due to the fact that it is usually readily available and affordable. Gravel surfaces are permeable and allow the rainwater to enter the ground where it lands, recharging the aquifers and benefiting the [...]

Plastic Bag Waste & Storm Water Runoff Solution

By |2018-06-05T13:47:30+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Plastic Bag Waste & Storm Water Runoff Solution The recent opinion piece, “Community Conversations: Driveways, the environment and individual choices”, http://belmont.wickedlocal.com/news/20180522/community-conversations-driveways-environment-and-individual-choices, focuses in part on a recent town hall meeting discussion on banning plastic grocery bags. Plastic bags contaminate the Earth’s waters and greatly damage the aquatic ecosystems. Communities across the country are coming together to [...]

What Does LID Paving Have to do with a Dating App Profile?

By |2018-05-17T20:14:15+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

What Does LID Paving Have to do with a Dating App Profile? Surprising but true; What you should include on your dating app profile to get noticed. A recent article by Lisa Bowman for the Metro News, “Turns out that caring about the environment makes you more attractive”, is generating a wide-reaching buzz. The article, based [...]

Earth Day Campaign 2018 | #SolutiontoPollution | LID Permeable Paving

By |2018-04-20T16:45:56+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Earth Day Campaign 2018 | #SolutiontoPollution | LID Permeable Paving Earth Day this year is scheduled for Sunday April 22nd. Earth Day was first held on April 22nd, 1970 and was founded originally as an environmental teach-in by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson; Wikipedia. Since its inception, Earth Day has developed into a worldwide event focusing [...]

Town of Vaughan Announces Housing Project with Sustainable Building Practices and Fusion Landscaping

By |2018-04-19T15:48:42+00:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Design|

Town of Vaughan Announces Housing Project with Sustainable Building Practices and Fusion Landscaping Businessinsider.com recently reported a new housing project in the Town of Vaughan. This project will be a joint endeavor between the federal and provincial governments that will not only provide affordable housing but will do it with a focus on sustainable building practices [...]