Why Municipalities Should Promote and Encourage LID

By |2019-10-15T19:34:59+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

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 [...]

How Green Infrastructure and LID Can Help You Save Money

By |2019-09-23T16:41:28+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

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 [...]

Keep Nature Natural – It’s Time to Take Action

By |2019-09-11T13:57:58+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

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 [...]

Fall Weather and Ecoraster

By |2019-08-26T21:19:15+00:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Durable and Sustainable Paving with Ecoraster

By |2019-07-30T14:51:18+00:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Durable and Sustainable Paving with Ecoraster We were recently contacted by a designer looking for a permeable product, a grass paving type product, for his client’s new driveway area. He remembered visiting our booth at a trade show and reached out for pricing and delivery options. They were exploring green paving alternatives for two main reasons; [...]

A Sustainable and Green Future

By |2019-07-24T14:27:48+00:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

A Sustainable and Green Future I was fortunate to spend a vacation week abroad. When visiting other countries one is instantly submerged in the culture, the food, and the music. Delving deeper, you start to explore the politics, the daily way of life and in my case, the practices and protocols in regards to recycling and [...]

Single Use Plastics vs Ecoraster

By |2019-06-28T15:00:23+00:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Single Use Plastics vs Ecoraster Single use plastics and their effect on the increasing pollution in our landfills and water bodies is a hot topic worldwide. Plastic waste is damaging our ecosystems and is dangerous and can be deadly to living organisms. As with any challenging issue there are many ways to explore both the problem [...]

The Growing Efforts on Implementing LID and GI

By |2019-05-21T14:03:02+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

It is truly encouraging to see how the movement towards including sustainable, eco-friendly and LID surfacing alternatives is exponentially growing. Recently, we had the opportunity to present the benefits and applications of products offered by LID Paving to a national engineering and construction firm. We were invited by one of their newest employees, who had recently [...]

We Are the Climate Generation | Let’s Talk Sustainability

By |2019-05-10T15:06:19+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

We Are the Climate Generation | Let’s Talk Sustainability Have you ever felt powerless? Absolutely and totally powerless? We are living in a very precarious time. Technologically speaking, we are making advancements that are beyond what most of us could ever have dreamed but all is not smooth and easy. The world population has exploded and [...]