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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…

New Year-Do Year

Posted on January 14, 2017

After the first few weeks of the New Year, we’re all still working to get things organized again after the holidays. People are cleaning, eating better, and generally following their resolutions a bit more carefully. But instead of loo…

5 Resolutions That Help the Planet, Too

Posted on January 7, 2017

New Years Resolutions are all about trying to do something better or be someone better. While they can help us transform ourselves, why not try to help transform the planet at the same time? Here are 5 not-as-hard-as-you-think resoluti…

A New Year, A New Direction

Posted on December 30, 2016

The New Year is just around the corner, and it’s time for something new at Green Calgary, too. As many of you undoubtedly have heard, 2016 was the last year for our previous Executive Director, Areni Kelleppan, who has moved onto other…

Happy Holidays 2016

Posted on December 23, 2016

As we come to the end of the year, Green Calgary is deeply grateful for everyone who makes up our green community. From our sponsors and members, to our donors and volunteers, to those who attend our workshops and come out to our annua…