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Fall is here and Green Calgary wants to give you a break from yard work. So, together with MowSnowPros we are launching Calgary’s first Rake-a-Thon!  MowSnowPros is a Calgary-based startup that offers on-demand and contract free lands…

Waste It Not: A Special Thank You

Posted on October 7, 2017

On Saturday September 30th we hosted our first ever Waste it Not Workshop. Sixteen Calgarians joined us at ReMatt to work on 6 home decor projects. Together we gave a second life to a chair and a dresser.  We also created a cushion, tw…

Guest Post: Climate Reality Leadership Corps

Posted on September 29, 2017

Guest Post: Conor Tapp, Executive Director, Green Calgary, on his upcoming trip to Pittsburgh In just over two weeks, I’ll be boarding a plane destined for Pittsburgh, PA. I was invited to participate in Climate Reality Leadership…

Call for Board Members 2017-2018

Posted on September 29, 2017

Green Calgary is Calgary’s leading urban environmental organization and a dynamic social enterprise committed to empowering Calgarians to create healthy homes, workplaces and communities. Green Calgary is a non-profit, registered chari…

Get Your Rain Barrel Ready for Winter!

Posted on September 22, 2017

With all the cold and snow we're already getting in Calgary, we're fielding a lot of questions about how to prepare your rain barrel for winter. Well, never fear! We have your solutions here. Check out this video and our step-by-step a…