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August 27, 2013
Food truck serves up naacos to the needy
Every person deserves a meal to eat. This is the belief of Aman Adatia and Stephanie Shields, co-founders of The Naaco Truck. It’s the reason for this business’ new grassroots initiative: Naaco’s...
August 26, 2013
Leela Eco Spa gets better with B Corp
Located in a LEED-certified building, Leela Eco Spa & Studio already operates with an impressive waste production of zero percent. Community involvement is high, support staff is paid living...
August 24, 2013
The story of a native Albertan seed
A Dwarf Birch seed is blown away by the wind and rain from its parent shrub growing high atop a rocky foothill in Southern Alberta. Thousands of years of cool nights and long hot summers made this...
August 22, 2013
Three ways to stay green at your favourite festivals
With all the festivals popping up in Calgary this summer, it’s great to see so many that are making an effort to reduce their environmental impacts. We’ve seen some impressive numbers this year – for...
August 21, 2013
Build a sustainable, mobile garden centre? Greengate proves you ECOCAN!
Last winter Greengate Garden Centres’ research showed that Calgary’s gardeners desired an environmentally-friendly, sustainability-focused gardening retail outlet. One idea led to another and the...
August 19, 2013
Protecting Alberta’s environment, one project at a time
“After 22 years, our insight and expertise as a grantmaker is as much about shared learning and respecting each other's perspectives as it is about writing cheques. It is truly gratifying to see our...