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10 things to Do in #yyc – Family Day 2017

Posted on February 17, 2017

With the long weekend here, you might be looking for some more things to do around Calgary to occupy your time, while keeping sustainability in mind. We know we are! Whether your family is large or just you, there’s lots to do in YYC. …

4 Ways to Support Local

Posted on February 11, 2017

February 16th is Canada’s Agriculture Day, so it’s a great time to think about local business and eating local. You might have heard about “local” as a rising trend in business, but what does it mean to support local businesses. Accord…

For February, we’re celebrating the achievements of youth here at Green Calgary, and what better way to do that then talk about the Energy Revolution Fair? Last year our very first Energy Revolution Fair brought together 300 students, …

4 Ways the World is Changing for the Better

Posted on January 28, 2017

We’ve all seen the terrible stuff in the news about how the world is getting worse, but what about all the ways that things are getting better? We have lots to celebrate – and lots to fight for – right at our fingertips. So, follow us …

Reduce before you Recycle

Posted on January 21, 2017

We all know the three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. What we often don’t think about is the order those three R’s are in and why. Recycling materials has become commonplace for many of us, with The City of Calgary’s blue cart progra…