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August 20, 2013
Spend Calgary Dollars for the ultimate local purchasing experience
What are Calgary Dollars?Calgary Dollars (C$) is a complimentary currency that works to stimulate spending in our local economy. You can only spend Calgary Dollars in Calgary… so the money stays in...
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...
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...