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It's nearing the end of the year and Green Calgary is doing it's annual fundraising campaign Every Action Counts. This year is a little different, as we asked some Calgarians to become Action Ambassadors, make videos about what they do…

Yearly Roundup: What did we do this year?

Posted on December 8, 2018

As we get into December and people’s schedules get busy preparing for the end of the year, along with all its celebrations, holidays, and general winding down, we start to get a little reflective at Green Calgary. This year has been a …

Conor's Gift Giving Guide

Posted on November 28, 2018

Conor’s Gift Giving Guide Gift giving is such a personal thing – for both the giver and the recipient. There is often a lot of thought, planning, and emotion in a gift. Advertising tells us that the best gifts come from the best or mo…

Yesterday (November 23rd) was both Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day. In the USA, Black Friday (right after Thanksgiving for them) is the start of the Holiday shopping season. Here, in Canada, it's been gaining traction for almost a dec…

With all the events that come with the end of the year, it's a good time to talk about what it means to have a green event!One of the greatest goals for event greening is high waste reduction and diversion, i.e. reducing waste and dive…