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Contact Lenses Canada: How Contact Lenses are more Ecological than Eyeglasses

What are contact lenses?   Contact lenses, or ‘contacts’, are thin lenses that you place directly over your eyes to assist with any eyesight problems you may have. Think of them as your own personal visual assistant. They help you see – but nobody can see them!    They are a popular alternative to eyeglasses in that no-one knows that you’re wearing them, and you can forget about them during the day once you’ve popped

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what is greenwashing?

Greenwashing 

How Certain Corporations Love it & How ContactsForLess.ca Avoids it!   What is Greenwashing?   Have you ever heard of climate change? We bet you have!  The longer us humans live on this earth, the more damage we are doing to the environment.    Companies and corporations cause a lot of this damage, so they have a huge part to play in minimising their environmental impact on the earth.  People are now searching for companies with a

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Recycling in Canada is a failure

Canada’s Recycling Is Actually Polluting Our Planet Canada’s recycling system is an unsustainable disaster overall, one that no one wants to talk about or even fix. That is except British Columbia. You may be asking yourself, why is an online contact lens company in Canada talking about recycling and saving the planet? Simple: We dedicate ourselves to saving the planet with 51% of our net profits and we also feel as strongly about Canada not

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Mercury Rising In Fish

Avoid Fish Or Not? Eating fish and seafood in general is becoming a health risk. Yes, we need to clean up our planet and deal with pollution, food packaging and overpopulation but before we get there, you need to know the dangers. For example foods like tuna and swordfish and other popular seafood often carry high very levels of mercury. So what are we to do? Good question. Consider what we are all doing every

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Learn about Population Connection and support them

February 2017 Video of the Month

Erika Tajiri, our wonderful spokesperson, is back again this month. What does she have this month for you? Well, first off there is this video (see below): and what is in store for you when you watch our February Video of the Month? On top of being charmed to the top of your head by Erika, there is great info on our amazing $500 Video Contest (for details click here). Also she explains why it

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Ecojustice bee

Catching Up With Ecojustice

With the month of July behind us, we wanted to take a closer look at what Ecojustice, our group of the month, had been up to, and their most recent case has got us absolutely buzzing! Just two weeks ago, Ecojustice filed a lawsuit targeting the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and their unlawful registration of two types of insecticides (or “neonics”), Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam, which have been linked to statistics and studies regarding declining

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ecojustice

Ecojustice video with Erika Taijiri

Learn about Ecojustice in our new video Meet our new spokesperson, Erika Taijiri! She’s here today to talk about our Group of the Month, Ecojustice. Listen to what Erika has to say about Ecojustice and learn how you can support them by purchasing your contacts through us! You can also read our blog about Ecojustice by clicking here.

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shark week

10 Cool Facts About Sharks for Shark Week

Shark Week is  de-fin-nitely Jawsome! Sharks are amazing, beautiful creatures. Unfortunately, they have a bad reputation which is very misleading. These slick creatures who are part of our ecosystem are pretty cool and beneficial to our planet! We have put a list of 10 cool facts about the shark that might give you another perspective on the stealthy and impressive fish. Alone from the Start When baby white sharks (called pups) are born, usually by the dozen,

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Ecojustice

Ecojustice Takes the Stand

The Biggest Battles Happen in the Courtroom Most of us do our part to help the environment by doing things like recycling or carpooling, and that’s awesome! But who fights the good fight when the problem isn’t a stray soda can or dripping faucet, but instead a corrupt corporation, big industry, or even our own government? That’s where our group of the month, Ecojustice, takes up arms. Incorporated as a charity in 1990, Ecojustice’s vision is

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Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

Read More »

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society & its Cause

50,000 whales were killed since 1986. That’s almost 5 whales everyday. Murdered for profit over the past 30 years. How is this still a THING? Someone has to do something. Despite the ban on commercial whaling (hunting for commercial profit) in many countries, Japan, Norway, and Iceland still continue to brutally spear our marine friends. The ban was created in 1986 by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) when it became apparent that the whale population

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Why Air Pollution Is Causing More Deaths Every Year In Developing Countries

Over 5.5 million deaths occur every single year in countries such as India, China, and other nations considered “developing”. Let us repeat – over 5.5 million deaths occur in a year. Shocking, we know, but what is worse is that because they are still “developing” countries, there may be more additional factors introduced in the future and there seems to be no end in sight for this madness. In fact, it is the governments of these

Read More »
contact lenses

Contact Lenses Canada: How Contact Lenses are more Ecological than Eyeglasses

What are contact lenses?   Contact lenses, or ‘contacts’, are thin lenses that you place directly over your eyes to assist with any eyesight problems you may have. Think of them as your own personal visual assistant. They help you see – but nobody can see them!    They are a popular alternative to eyeglasses in that no-one knows that you’re wearing them, and you can forget about them during the day once you’ve popped

Read More »
what is greenwashing?

Greenwashing 

How Certain Corporations Love it & How ContactsForLess.ca Avoids it!   What is Greenwashing?   Have you ever heard of climate change? We bet you have!  The longer us humans live on this earth, the more damage we are doing to the environment.    Companies and corporations cause a lot of this damage, so they have a huge part to play in minimising their environmental impact on the earth.  People are now searching for companies with a

Read More »

Recycling in Canada is a failure

Canada’s Recycling Is Actually Polluting Our Planet Canada’s recycling system is an unsustainable disaster overall, one that no one wants to talk about or even fix. That is except British Columbia. You may be asking yourself, why is an online contact lens company in Canada talking about recycling and saving the planet? Simple: We dedicate ourselves to saving the planet with 51% of our net profits and we also feel as strongly about Canada not

Read More »

Mercury Rising In Fish

Avoid Fish Or Not? Eating fish and seafood in general is becoming a health risk. Yes, we need to clean up our planet and deal with pollution, food packaging and overpopulation but before we get there, you need to know the dangers. For example foods like tuna and swordfish and other popular seafood often carry high very levels of mercury. So what are we to do? Good question. Consider what we are all doing every

Read More »
Learn about Population Connection and support them

February 2017 Video of the Month

Erika Tajiri, our wonderful spokesperson, is back again this month. What does she have this month for you? Well, first off there is this video (see below): and what is in store for you when you watch our February Video of the Month? On top of being charmed to the top of your head by Erika, there is great info on our amazing $500 Video Contest (for details click here). Also she explains why it

Read More »
Ecojustice bee

Catching Up With Ecojustice

With the month of July behind us, we wanted to take a closer look at what Ecojustice, our group of the month, had been up to, and their most recent case has got us absolutely buzzing! Just two weeks ago, Ecojustice filed a lawsuit targeting the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and their unlawful registration of two types of insecticides (or “neonics”), Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam, which have been linked to statistics and studies regarding declining

Read More »
ecojustice

Ecojustice video with Erika Taijiri

Learn about Ecojustice in our new video Meet our new spokesperson, Erika Taijiri! She’s here today to talk about our Group of the Month, Ecojustice. Listen to what Erika has to say about Ecojustice and learn how you can support them by purchasing your contacts through us! You can also read our blog about Ecojustice by clicking here.

Read More »
shark week

10 Cool Facts About Sharks for Shark Week

Shark Week is  de-fin-nitely Jawsome! Sharks are amazing, beautiful creatures. Unfortunately, they have a bad reputation which is very misleading. These slick creatures who are part of our ecosystem are pretty cool and beneficial to our planet! We have put a list of 10 cool facts about the shark that might give you another perspective on the stealthy and impressive fish. Alone from the Start When baby white sharks (called pups) are born, usually by the dozen,

Read More »
Ecojustice

Ecojustice Takes the Stand

The Biggest Battles Happen in the Courtroom Most of us do our part to help the environment by doing things like recycling or carpooling, and that’s awesome! But who fights the good fight when the problem isn’t a stray soda can or dripping faucet, but instead a corrupt corporation, big industry, or even our own government? That’s where our group of the month, Ecojustice, takes up arms. Incorporated as a charity in 1990, Ecojustice’s vision is

Read More »
Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

Read More »

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society & its Cause

50,000 whales were killed since 1986. That’s almost 5 whales everyday. Murdered for profit over the past 30 years. How is this still a THING? Someone has to do something. Despite the ban on commercial whaling (hunting for commercial profit) in many countries, Japan, Norway, and Iceland still continue to brutally spear our marine friends. The ban was created in 1986 by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) when it became apparent that the whale population

Read More »

Why Air Pollution Is Causing More Deaths Every Year In Developing Countries

Over 5.5 million deaths occur every single year in countries such as India, China, and other nations considered “developing”. Let us repeat – over 5.5 million deaths occur in a year. Shocking, we know, but what is worse is that because they are still “developing” countries, there may be more additional factors introduced in the future and there seems to be no end in sight for this madness. In fact, it is the governments of these

Read More »
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