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Conor's Gift Giving Guide

Posted on November 28, 2018

Conor’s Gift Giving Guide Gift giving is such a personal thing – for both the giver and the recipient. There is often a lot of thought, planning, and emotion in a gift. Advertising tells us that the best gifts come from the best or mos…

Yesterday (November 23rd) was both Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day. In the USA, Black Friday (right after Thanksgiving for them) is the start of the Holiday shopping season. Here, in Canada, it's been gaining traction for almost a dec…

With all the events that come with the end of the year, it's a good time to talk about what it means to have a green event!One of the greatest goals for event greening is high waste reduction and diversion, i.e. reducing waste and dive…

Dyeing Clothes with Nature!

Posted on November 2, 2018

This weekend is Green Calgary's Introduction to Natural Dyeing workshop! Our Senior Manager of People and Paper, Christie, is also an instructor at Olds College teaching Fibre Spinning, so she agreed to teach people to dye fabrics the …

Halloween on a (Green) Budget

Posted on October 31, 2018

When it comes to holidays, Green Calgary always sees the opportunity to give people the tips and skills they need to make them a bit greener!We've talked in the past about how to make Halloween greener for you and your little ghoulies,…