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Green Living Series: Going Non-Toxic Workshop

Oct 24 2009 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

On a typical cleaning day in the average Canadian home, chemical levels in the indoor air can be hundreds to a thousand times higher than the outdoor air in the most polluted cities. Participants of the Going Non-Toxic workshop will learn about the major sources of poor indoor air quality and the causes of chemical sensitivities. Discover easy, cost effective, non-toxic alternatives and win a toolkit to get you started! Read more »

Location

Evergreen Community Studios
2633 Hochwald Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 13, 2009 by Anonymous

Alternative Energy Talk: Ontario's World Class Renewable Energy Programs

Oct 21 2009 - 7:00pm

Ontario's World Class Renewable Energy Programs

What is Possible in Alberta?

By Tim Weis, Pembina Institute Read more »

Location

Grant MacEwan University — CN Theatre Rm 5-142
10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 13, 2009 by Anonymous

Retreat on Global Warming as a Moral Issue

Oct 26 2009 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

 “While it’s the industrialized nations of the world that pump out the
most greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, it’s the
undeveloped nations of the world that feel the first effects of global
warming.”
– World Vision website
“Leaving the world’s poor to sink or swim with their own meagre
resources in the face of the threat posed by climate change is morally
wrong. We do not need climate change apartheid.”
— Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Monday, October 26, 2009 8:30 am to 4 pm – $45 (includes lunch)

The University of Calgary and The King’s University College in Edmonton (video-linked). Read more »

Locations

Room 3257, Professional Faculties Building
University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
Room TBA
King’s University College 9125 50 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 8, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Calgary Speaker Event: Next Generation Biofuel

Oct 14 2009 - 6:00pm

Max Copeland presents “Next Generation Biofuel”

SFN Biosystems will present on their work to develop a bioenergy project from waste heat & CO2. Their innovative approach includes the specific waste stream from natural gas compression stations in western Canada as the source of waste heat and CO2 to support high growth, biofuel producing algae.

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 7, 2009 by Anonymous

Lesser Slave Lake Regional Watershed Conference: Water is Life

Oct 10 2009 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Smith Environmental Association will sponsor a watershed conference that is being organized by the Athabasca Keepers of the Watershed Council to be held in Slave Lake, Alberta, Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Center.

The event will be called the "Lesser Slave Lake Regional Watershed Conference" and entitled "Water Is Life". Read more »

Location

Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre
416 6 Avenue NE
Slave Lake, AB

Posted September 23, 2009 by Anonymous

Eco Reno Demo Days

Sep 12 2009 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Raising Spaces on Saturday, September 12th, 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm for an afternoon dedicated to exploring Green Home products and practices! Read more »

Location

10436 81 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 4, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Offsets in the Oilsands Industry

Sep 9 2009 - 6:00pm

Ganesh Doluweera, PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering and Energy and Environmental Systems at the University of Calgary, will speak about carbon offsets in the oilsands industry with a focus on cogeneration.Carey Booth from the City of Calgary will speak briefly about the Low Carbon Future Summit being held on September 18th.Kim Kiel with Alberta Ecotrust will present on their River Rally event to be held in Devon at the end of the month. Read more »

Posted September 4, 2009 by Anonymous

2009 Waste Reduction Conference "Green for Gold"

Oct 14 2009 (All day) - Oct 16 2009 (All day)

The RCA's 2009 Waste Reduction Conference "Green for Gold" will be held October 14-16, 2009 at the Fairmont Palliser hotel in Calgary, Alberta.

Fairmont Palliser Room Block Release: September 12, 2009

The Fairmont Palliser is offering special delegate rates starting at $199 per night (plus applicable taxes & gratuities). Please be sure to state that you are with the group "Recycling Council of Alberta" when booking your room. Reservations must be made prior to September 12, 2009 to ensure availability. After this date, reservations will be subject to availability and higher rates may apply. For reservations, call 403.262.1234. The Fairmont Global Reservations Centre at 1.800.441.1414 can also assist you with room reservations or you can book online.

Early Conference Registration Deadline: September 18, 2009

Are you registered yet? Higher conference registration fees will apply for registrations received after September 18, 2009. Visit www.recycle.ab.ca/conference for details and to register. Read more »

Location

Fairmont Palliser Hotel
133 9 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 2, 2009 by Anonymous

Go with the Flow! River Rally 2009

Sep 29 2009 (All day) - Oct 1 2009 (All day)

Please Join Us…
A Gathering of Alberta Watershed Protectors
September 29th to October 1st

“When the well’s dry,” Benjamin Franklin noted 250 years ago, “we know the worth of water.”

Who should be there?

If
you’re involved with one of Alberta’s Watershed Planning and Advisory
Councils, a local watershed group, a land trust or other conservation
organization…if you fish, paddle, boat or hike… if you’re a land owner,
business owner, farmer or rancher…if you’re working for environmental
justice, public health or safe drinking water…if you’re a member of a
First Nation, elected leader or government agency official…or you’re
someone who just believes in the importance of clean, safe water and a
healthy environment, then you are part of the watershed community — and
you belong with your friends at the 2009 River Rally hosted by Alberta Ecotrust Foundation and the Watershed Protectors Program now in partnership with Suncor. Read more »

Location

Devon Community Centre
20 Haven Avenue
Devon, AB

Posted September 1, 2009 by Anonymous

CPANS Luncheon Seminar: Mercury Control at Alberta Coal-Fired Power Plants

Sep 25 2009 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Mercury Control at Alberta Coal-Fired Power Plants: On January 1, 2011, all coal-fired power plants in Alberta will be required to have a control program in place designed to capture 70% of the mercury emissions. This presentation will provide an overview of the program developed by the utilities to ensure that the regulatory deadline is met. Read more »

Location

U of A Faculty Club, Papaschase Room (upstairs, right)
11435 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 25, 2009 by Anonymous

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