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Summer is definitely the time to hit the open road and do some exploring of those places beyond what we know. We don’t doubt you’re already environmentally conscious, but we also know sometimes it can be difficult to continue being gre…

Helping Green Calgary's Stampede

Posted on July 29, 2015

This July, we worked with Stampede Caravan and Stampede event organizers like Bentall Kennedy, Chinook Centre, South Centre, and community associations to green 8 stampede breakfasts serving almost 100,000 people. We helped divert over…

Thanks to Our Tree Heroes!

Posted on July 24, 2015

As you may know, Calgary sustained the loss and damage of over 1.5 million trees during last September's snowstorm. But Calgarians are pulling together to restore our urban forest! Over 60 donors came out last night to help plant the 1…

5 Reasons to Love Amaranth Whole Foods

Posted on July 16, 2015

You may have already heard that this Sunday, July 19th, Amaranth Whole Foods will be hosting a fundraising BBQ for us in the parking lot of their Arbour Lake store. We would love to see you there, between noon to 3 pm, to enjoy some de…

9 tips for Eco-Friendly Lawn Care!

Posted on July 13, 2015

Conventional lawn care can come at a high cost to the environment. But an eco-friendly lawn is possible by switching up some simple maintenance habits (that actually require less work!) If you want your lawn to be green in more ways th…