Let’s Start 2019 with a Fresh Outlook Regarding Climate Change & Sustainability

By |2019-01-04T14:56:15+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Let’s Start 2019 with a Fresh Outlook Regarding Climate Change & Sustainability As we head closer to the start of a new year, 2019, it is common place to reflect. Where have we been? Where are we going? The reflections are often personal. Personal goals centering around health, wellness, family and finances are common. Many of [...]

The Increasing Popularity of LID Permeable Paving in Canada

By |2018-12-03T20:36:06+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

The Increasing Popularity of LID Permeable Paving in Canada Whatever you call it, permeable, porous or pervious, paving alternatives that absorb water are becoming more popular. The exponential growth of city centers combined with changing weather patterns that are leading to more frequent, stronger rain events, has prompted an increasing focus on changing building practices to [...]

Climate Change and LID Permeable and Sustainable Paving

By |2018-10-05T15:46:18+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Climate Change and LID Permeable and Sustainable Paving A recent article in the Water Canada publication highlights the multi-faceted concerns surrounding the decision to include LID alternative and green infrastructure. Most people, especially those reading this blog and Water Canada’s articles, will agree that weather patterns are changing largely in part to the effects of climate [...]

Fall is Around the Corner | The Ecoraster Grid System Ensures the Outdoors Remain Accessible to All

By |2018-09-06T21:08:43+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Fall is Around the Corner | The Ecoraster Grid System Ensures the Outdoors Remain Accessible to All Fall is around the corner! The crisper temperatures and changing colors have people flocking outdoors eager to take advantage of and appreciate all the natural beauty the country has to offer. Municipalities across North America are mindful, supportive and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Toronto Star Article Highlights Low Impact Development & Fusion Landscaping

By |2018-04-03T16:45:05+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Toronto Star Article Highlights Low Impact Development & Fusion Landscaping On March 5th of this year, the Toronto Star published a front page article titled “Water is the New Fire”. The article and its featured headline clearly validate the growing interest and tremendous importance in changing our ways to include Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development and [...]

Get a Jump Start on Construction this Spring | The Ecoraster Grid System

By |2018-03-13T19:43:33+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Get a Jump Start on Construction this Spring | The Ecoraster Grid System We are in the clasps of a long and prolonged winter, unlike what we have become accustomed to these last few years. If you are looking for a way to get a jump start on the Spring construction season, Ecoraster may just offer [...]