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The winter holidays are upcoming and that means stores will be offering sales, limited time items, and more. If giving gifts is something you do during the winter holiday season, we have 10 tips to keep you making conscious and ethical…

Top 5 Things You Thought Were Compostable

Posted on November 11, 2017

A few weeks ago, we made a list of the top ten things that you thought were recyclable, but really aren’t. That list got a lot of people’s attention and helped answer people’s questions, especially linking up with The City of Calgary’s…

Green Calgary is part of so many amazing communities in Calgary: the green and sustainable community, the non-profit community, and our own community of members, volunteers, and donors. We want to get to know these communities even bet…

Every Action Counts: Climate Reality

Posted on October 28, 2017

Conor Tapp, Executive Director of Green Calgary, shares his experience at the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Pittsburgh, PA. Last week I had the privilege of spending time in a room with other people from around the wo…

Top 10 Common Recycling Mistakes

Posted on October 21, 2017

For many of us, recycling is second-nature. It’s just part of proper waste diversion in our homes. The city’s blue carts are only the start of that process, however, and there are many other elements to recycling, such as electronics r…