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August 18, 2013
Living ‘car-light’ with the right kind of bike
Sean Carter, owner of BikeBike, a bicycle shop located on 17th Ave, tells REAP why he started BikeBike: “It really started with my own personal experience. Before I started BikeBike, I worked from...
August 17, 2013
A Living Wage pays more than a salary
REAP asked BluPlanet Recycling: what benefits have you experienced by becoming a Living Wage Leader? Devin Goss, Marketing Director at BluPlanet Recycling tells REAP that this is tricky to define. “...
August 16, 2013
Dog spa composting plan keeps you and your pup green
For one dog salon in Bridgeland, throwing out a single large garbage bag every day was just one too many. Every year, 364 bags of dog hair were being thrown out by Muttley Crüe Dog Grooming and...
August 15, 2013
Downtown Food takes lemons and makes lemonade
When downtown Calgary was evacuated on Thursday, June 20, Downtown Food restaurant had $20,000 worth of perishables in its fridge. Darren MacLean, owner and chef, did not want it to go to waste. So...
August 14, 2013
Blackline GPS navigates a more sustainable approach to employee safety
Blackline GPS was founded in 2004, initially targeting consumers. In 2007 Blackline met with ENMAX Power whom expressed interest in a new employee safety monitoring solution. Within two weeks,...
August 13, 2013
Be more sustainable with one simple step
We asked Green Calgary, “What is the one change you would suggest people make in order to make the biggest impact in terms of creating a more sustainable community?” According to them, the greatest...