Dayle Laing

The ‘coolest shade of green’ is the sustainable choice. Dayle Laing is a Professional Speaker and Author who uses her experience and training as an educator, a designer and a LEED Accredited Professional to empower Conscious Consumers to make practical yet beautiful choices for sustainable living, reducing their carbon footprint while enhancing their body, mind & spirit.

de-greying_the_green_seminar_250.jpgDayle Laing regaled a professional design audience of over 100 with her “De-Greying the Green” seminar on October 8, 2009 at SOFA, Source of Furniture + Accessories, in Mississauga, Canada. 

She explained the value of independent certification to assess the merits of green products, and used examples from over 30 of the SOFA showrooms and suppliers to illustrate her 7 green criteria for sustainability.

One of these criteron is 'Source Locally' which made so much sense, given excellent furniture manufacturing located regionally "in the backyard" of this group of showrooms.

Dayle really takes some dry facts and makes them interesting. I now have some openings for client and supplier conversations. She is upbeat and very easy to listen to. She is a leader in this field.”

 Joanne Watson, Oakville, ON

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Other attendees expressed their comments:

 

Well done! I appreciate seeing which manufacturers in Canada meet the various standards. Very helpful to know this so that I can steer my clients in the right ‘green’ direction.”

Brenda Rishea, Burlington, ON 

Good research went into this presentation, as you usually do. Keep up the good work and keep the information flowing through your emails and website.”

Margaret Liddon, Campbellville, ON

Very informative presentation. Hopefully more people will consider to ‘go green’ so we can save our planet for our children.”

Kathy Malalinszky, Newmarket, ON

Dayle is an excellent speaker – very knowledgeable and sincere.”

Cathy Bristow, Toronto, ON

Dayle, I can’t begin to thank you enough for the wonderful seminar you “painstakingly” prepared and presented. I received so many compliments on the event itself and with always specific emphasis on your contribution. Your hard work paid off and I look forward to working with you again. Thanks again………….we couldn’t have done it without you."

Roberta (Bobby) Wertman, Director of SOFA

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