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The Many Possibilities of Permeable Paving

The Many Possibilities of Permeable Paving Many of our recent installations have been focused on providing solutions. Permeable surfaces can be used not only for their porous characteristics but also for other reasons including structural reinforcement. Our recent installation in Minden was a parking area adjacent to a creek. The Ecoraster grid filled with gravel was chosen for many reasons [...]

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments

The Upcoming Election, Climate Change and Permeable Paving

The Upcoming Election, Climate Change and Permeable Paving Unless you have been totally disconnected or under a rock for the last few months, you are well aware that there is an impending federal election in Canada which is focusing on many impactful issues, one of which is climate change. The topic of climate change and the ways in which the [...]

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments

Why Municipalities Should Promote and Encourage LID

Why Municipalities Should Promote and Encourage LID Times, they are “a chang’in”. Over the past few weeks, our younger generation, our students; elementary, middle school, high school and university, have bonded together to bring unavoidable attention to the dangers associated with climate change. Climate change and the impact on the environment, on the earth, on our lives and on future [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments

How Green Infrastructure and LID Can Help You Save Money

How Green Infrastructure and LID Can Help You Save Money Including Green Infrastructure and low impact development (LID) can have cost benefits. Surprising but true! Conventional storm water management systems, ponds and ditches, are problematic and truly, are ineffective. Using these methods is really just moving polluted run-off from one area to another. In this recent article, the use and [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments

Keep Nature Natural – It’s Time to Take Action

Keep Nature Natural – It’s Time to Take Action We are fortunate to live in a majestic country! Everything from mountains to valleys, lakes to creeks; Canada is a country that is abundant in natural resources which can be appreciated by all. Thanks to the support of multiple levels of government, there are protective agencies in place to ensure our [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments

Fall Weather and Ecoraster

Fall Weather and Ecoraster Summer took a while to get here, but, oh, was it worth the wait! The longer, sun drenched days and balmy evenings were just perfect. Hopefully the warm days will stick around for many weeks to come before the unpredictable fall weather arrives. Fall is always a mixed bag; crisp mornings, shortening days, beautiful foliage colors [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|0 Comments