Category Archives: Green Living

Tips on making your home a healthy place and minimizing your footprint.

A Healthy Planet Starts At Home

Realstar is excited to introduce our newest environmental initiative as we celebrate Earth Day this April 22, 2022. Realstar has partnered with the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA). For 15 years, the ERA has been taking unused electronics and refurbishing them for non-profits/charities or safely disposing them to ensure no toxins enter the environment. We couldn’t…

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In the Mood to Move? Port Moody Is The Place For You!

Why Port Moody? If the outdoors and tranquility of suburb living pique your interest but also long for the convenience of city living, Port Moody should definitely be on your list of potential places to call home! At only 35-minutes from downtown Vancouver, this picturesque and lively city boasts a variety of trendy shops, cafes,…

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Earth Day 2021: How to Care, Share and Beware this April 22 and Beyond

The past year has many of us thinking of ways we can be healthier and be more considerate towards others. There is no better time, than Earth Day on April 22, to explore lifestyle changes to be more environmentally conscious. From the products we use to the companies we support – below are three simple…

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TODAY WE CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF GLOBAL CARING April 22, 2020 marks the world’s 50th Earth Day and the opportunity to reflect on global environmental issues – and it will be the first time in history it will be 100% digital! Striving towards a better, more sustainable future for all, there has never been a…

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“Car Free” – The Carefree Approach to Urban Living

Opting out of car ownership has solid benefits from an environmental perspective and there are also other silver linings of choosing a “car free” lifestyle.   Community Experience  Driving can cause you to miss out on experiencing all your community has to offer.  Strolling through the streets of your neighbourhood offers a more complete perspective as…

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Sub Metering

At Realstar, our mission is to set and maintain the highest standards in Canadian rental housing. With that in mind, have you heard about the environmental benefits of sub-metering? In Ontario alone, sub-metering could save 3.3 terawatt hours each year – nearly equivalent to the energy found in 2 million barrels of oil*. But first,…

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