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5 Next Steps in Going Plastic Free

Posted on February 16, 2018

If you’ve been watching environmental news in the recent days, you’ve probably heard a lot about reducing single-use plastics. A big part of this push comes from the recent ban from China that eliminates a large market for buying recyc…

FEBRUARY 15, 2018 (CALGARY) – Calgarians have rallied together to help community members abandon single-use plastic bags. Organized by local charity Green Calgary, the Calgary Bag Share is a program designed to eliminate one of the eco…

Five Ways to Green Your Business Today

Posted on February 10, 2018

A third of all the waste produced in Calgary is from businesses, with 40% of their waste going straight to the landfill. The unfortunate part is that the waste going to landfill is generally about 35% organics and 38% paper – both easi…

7 Goals You Achieved in 2017

Posted on February 3, 2018

Green Calgary asked Calgarians last year what their Green Goals were – what actions they were going to take to improve sustainability in the city. Now, in the beginning of 2018, we wanted to share some of the stories of goals that were…

Wanna Go Green in 2018?

Posted on January 29, 2018

Green Calgary is seeking community leaders with a passion for sustainability and a wide variety of professional skills and experience to join our Board of Directors in 2017/18. The volunteer board provides leadership to Green Calgary …