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 [...]

The New Definition of Green Infrastructure

By |2019-05-10T14:59:39+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

The New Definition of Green Infrastructure Why is there so much hesitation towards going “green” and incorporating GI (Green Infrastructure) and LID (Low Impact Development) alternatives into projects; residential, commercial and industrial. Including green paving alternatives in lieu of traditional solid surfaces such as asphalt and concrete as well as enhancing predominantly “grey” solid surfaced/sealed areas [...]

Fake News, Green Infrastructure & You

By |2019-04-15T20:34:39+00:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Fake News, Green Infrastructure & You Why is there so much hesitation towards going “green” and incorporating GI(Green Infrastructure) and LID (Low Impact Development) alternatives into projects; residential, commercial and industrial? Including green paving alternatives in lieu of traditional solid surfaces such as asphalt and concrete as well as enhancing predominantly “grey” solid surfaced/sealed areas with [...]

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 [...]