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Call for Board Members!

Posted on January 12, 2021

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 2021.   The volunteer board provides leadersh…

Our Wish for a Greener 2021

Posted on January 5, 2021

2020 was a roller coaster for many of us, but we are incredibly grateful for all the support we received during these challenging times!   With 2020 behind us and a new year ahead, here are some ideas to create your own gree…

We are thrilled to welcome Lex van der Raadt onboard as our new Executive Director! If you have been involved with Green Calgary in the last few years, there’s a good chance you have already met Lex at some point. Starting out as…

Got tire(d) of Winter? Recycle them!

Posted on October 21, 2020

With the 20cm of snow this week, many of us are switching out our old all-season tires for winter tires to ensure road safety and prevent your vehicles from skidding off on icy roads. While average tires have five years lifespan and an…Life After Re(Tire)ment Recycled tires are processed into crumbs and remade into new products such as shingles, playground tiles, sidewalks, and more! Have more questions about recycling tips and tricks? Check out the City of Calgary What Goes Where for more …

Thanksgiving is right around the corner - As we express our gratitude to our loved ones, our mother nature will thank you for making thanksgiving greener! Here are some tips on how to make your thanksgiving more sustainable: Interested in learning more about best sustainable practices you can do at home? Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more green tips and tricks!