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Every year, we get calls from past customers looking to get rid of an old barrel or composter that's in good useable condition but is no longer needed due to a move, a change in landscaping, or the implementation of a new rain water ha…

It's that time of year...back to school! Did you know that a student's lunch waste can add up to over 30 kgs/school year? That can add up to thousands of kgs per school each year. While stocking up on school supplies, we'd encourage y…

5 Simple Sustainable Food Tips

Posted on August 24, 2015

We’re approaching harvest season here in #YYC, which is a great time to talk about food sustainability. Making green food choices not only helps out the environment, but our health and local economy too!  1. Canning & preserves: W…

Be A Green Tourist In #YYC (Part 2)

Posted on August 17, 2015

Last week we featured ways to have a great stay-cation. But there were so many awesome things to do in Calgary, we had trouble fitting it all in one blog. So here's part 2!1. Have Fun and Give Back: It’s a win-win deal when volunteerin…

Be A Green Tourist In #YYC (Part 1)

Posted on August 10, 2015

With all the great weather that summer brings (minus the occasional hail!), it's time to think about taking some time for yourself and your family. Usually the plan includes rest and relaxation away and abroad but we've put together so…