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Everything we buy and sell has economic, environmental, and social impact. The main goal of shopping sustainably is to protect biodiversity and nature by reducing carbon footprints and to support ethical manufacturing processes an… Good Neighbour (149 5 Ave SE) Good Neighbour is the first pay-what-you-can community market in Calgary downtown! It is a second-hand store featuring clothes, books, plants, and even food. Good Neighbour is actively accepting cl…  3. Support good practices Keep informed and research eco-friendly companies that you would like to support! Purchase what you really need to reduce packaging and support companies who use renewable energy to manufacture th…

Join our team!

Posted on January 21, 2022

Since 1978 Green Calgary has been providing Calgarians the resources they need to live more sustainably.  We are currently looking for a Green Homes & Communities Coordinator to support the organization’s community …

Thank you for your donation and support!

Posted on January 17, 2022

Calling all Green Calgary's donors! Thank you for your donation and we are grateful to have your support. Through your donations and support, we have been able to deliver Green Calgary's mission and continue working towards …

Happy New Year! Although 2021 was a challenging year for many of us, we are extremely grateful for your support. Green Calgary will continue helping Calgary communities to have sustainable lifestyle and interests in our envir…We want to hear your green new year’s resolutions! Share your resolutions via our email blair@greencalgary.org or Green Calgary social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn). We wish all the best for you in 2…

Reusable Containers Program is here!

Posted on December 9, 2021

Reduce, reuse and takeout!  In these hectic days of the year, many of us may find ourselves skipping meal planning and reaching for the phone to order some takeout. But does your tak…Restaurants have gradually integrated containers and cutlery made from a variety of divertible materials, including more compostable, bamboo or paper-based options. But w…  Earthware (Calgary, AB)  Earthware is offering Calgarians the opportunity to use return-for-reuse takeout containers, and help reduce the over 60 million takeout containers. Here’s how t…  While we’re talking about reusable containers, here are some other Calgary businesses that offer bring-your-own container (BYOC) programs:  The Apothecary  Canary Good…