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We partner with organizations that truly live their green values. Our Calgary Rain Barrel champions not only make it possible for us to host our community sales, they are meeting some fairly lofty sustainability goals of their own... …

Double Your Green Impact This May

Posted on May 15, 2015

Calgary lost 1.5 million trees after the 2014 September snowstorm. Our Urban Forest needs your help! Green Calgary invites you to donate a tree this May. For just $75 dollars, you can give a native tree to our urban forest this summer …

Why are our Rain Barrel and Composter Sale volunteers so important? Here's what a sale would likely be without them... We’d be there all day! The first thing our volunteers do is help unload up to 300 barrels per sale! Even with 10 or…

Green Calgary is Hiring!

Posted on May 8, 2015

Green Calgary is looking for a Coordinator, EcoStore and Help Desk.  Are you a customer service driven environmentalist that's got lots of experience helping people on their green journey, answering green questions, and meeting sales t…

Here are our Top 5 reasons to love compost (thanks to the Compost Council of Canada): 1. Send less to landfill. Organics represent over 1/3 of the materials being sent to landfills. Whether through backyard or large-scale composting o…