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Green Calgary Bag Share

Posted on January 13, 2018

Green Calgary’s bag share is coming, and your community needs you!I need your help.There is a global movement to reduce our reliance on single use, low quality plastics. Many countries and cities have banned LDPE bags, and some are loo…

Shopping Like it’s 1979

Posted on January 3, 2018

As residents of Montreal flipped their calendars over to a new year earlier this week, it was more than the picture on the page that changed. Montreal became the first major Canadian city to enact a ban on LDPE bags – the type you get …

Happy Holidays

Posted on December 23, 2017

One of my most cherished joys of the holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish those who I’ve shared time with all the best in the coming year. 2017 has been an incredible year for Green Calgary Association and our t…

How to be Green: Food Waste

Posted on December 16, 2017

The holidays are here and it's both the most wonderful time of year and the most wasteful time of year. Conor has some tips on how to reduce food waste in the video below. You can also find more tips and tricks from our 2015 blog: 10 …

12 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 14, 2017

It’s that time of year again and whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or just some time with friends and family, here are 12 ways to green your holiday cheer!12. Get a real tree. It sounds counter-intuitive, but artificial trees …