Be a green consumer

Consumers and the environment
Information on what consumers can do to help the environment. Includes a number of government programs that assist consumers in making safe and eco-friendly choices.
Tips for green living
Information about reducing your carbon footprint.
Responsible product disposal
Advice on the environmentally safe disposal, recycling and composting of common household products.
E-waste
Advice on the responsible disposal and recycling of unwanted electronic devices and used batteries.
Common environmental labels and claims in Canada
This guide explains some of the common green claims and labels you will see in Canada.
A consumer's guide to understanding green labels and environmental claims
Explains the meaning of some of the common types of labels and claims and points to sources of more detailed information.
Energy and utilities
Resources to help you choose and budget for energy-efficient homes, products and transportation.