Green Calgary



Vote for Green Calgary…

Vote for Green Calgary… Click image to enlarge

CIR Realty will be donating four, $5000 grants to community projects and initiatives this year and Green Calgary has been chosen as one of the community groups! Grants will be decided by public votes, which is where you come in. Please vote and help make our school programs available to all children in Calgary!

VOTE HERE (We’re in Category #4 Local Sustainability & Conservation)!

You can only vote once per category. Please help us get that $5,000 which will go directly to our school education programs!

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What’s “In Store” for Fall ’14?

What’s “In Store” for Fall ’14? Click image to enlarge

You’ll find recycling bins and baskets, eco-clamshells for your takeout food, double outlet rain barrels and stands, and other little surprises all at 25-50% off!

Drop by early for the best selection.  While you’re here you can shop our ongoing selection of composting and green cleaning products, and our ever popular rain barrels. 

Green Calgary is located at Suite 100, 301 14th Street NW. Store hours are T-F 9-5, Sat 11-3. Closed Sun/Mon. 

Please feel free to call 403-230-1443 ext. 222 for additional details.

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Sustainability Series Presents River to Tap

Sustainability Series Presents River to Tap Click image to enlarge

Join Green Calgary & City of Calgary Water Services and follow the treatment path that water takes from the Elbow River / Glenmore Reservoir to the taps in your home. In this rare glimpse inside the historic Glenmore Water Treatment Plant, City of Calgary Water Services staff will highlight how some of the cleanest river water in the world is treated to become safe drinking water. Learn about our pre-treatment technology that allowed us to continue to produce high quality drinking water during the floods of 2013. This experience will showcase why we should all value Calgary’s most precious resource and will explore ways you can help to protect and preserve our rivers through actions in your own home.

Space is limited so register soon!


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Fall canning classes are back!

Fall canning classes are back! Click image to enlarge

This workshop is perfect for anyone who would like to learn how to preserve, who is interested in eating locally year round, and who would like to control where their food is coming from while saving time and money!

Our instructors will guide us through the practical art of home canning. Learn the chemistry and biology of water bath canning so that you can become comfortable with the process and the theory behind it. You will gain the confidence and skills to preserve heirloom family recipes or any new concoctions you wish through our successful interactive format. The workshop will cover canning theory, equipment, recipe selection, sourcing supplies and of course, hands on canning for everyone to take home!

Workshop includes: all ingredients, equipment and lunch!

Two Available Dates:

September 13th (9am-2pm)

September 27th (9am-2pm)

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We Are Hiring

We Are Hiring Click image to enlarge

Green Calgary - Fund Development Coordinator

Founded in 1978, Green Calgary is a leading urban environmental non profit charitable organization supporting Calgarians in living a more sustainable life; helping them take effective environmental action in their homes, work places, schools, and communities.

Based in Calgary and reporting to the Green Calgary Executive Director, you will be responsible for planning, managing and supporting resource development for Green Calgary as well as providing support for business development initiatives directly related to Green Calgary programming.

As an ideal candidate, you will have a demonstrated passion for the environment and for fostering sustainability. You share this passion in the relationships you build – whether it’s with organizations, corporate sponsors, individual donors, government funders or other non profits. You are a great communicator with a love for fund development and a demonstrated knowledge in coordinating major gifts, grants, and corporate sponsorship programs.  Ideally, you would also have skill in developing business relationships that could help enhance our fee for service revenues as well. A natural organizer and multi-tasker, you thrive in a fast paced, non profit environment where collaboration, flexibility, and being a self starter are an absolute necessity.

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