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REAP Down to Earth Week: Naturally - Mother Nature's Trade Fair

Mar 18 2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Naturally is a fun filled day for the whole family! With over 7,000 ft2 and over 60 local businesses everyone in the family (including Dad) is sure to find something new and interesting. Features include:

  • REAP Lane
  • Kidseat Recyclers - bring in your used or expired carseats for recycling!
  • Private Mother's Nursing/ Changing Area
  • Fabulous Raffle and Door Prizes
  • Read more »

Location

Carriage House Inn
9030 Macleod Trail S
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series: Your Green Baby— Creating a Healthy Nursery

Feb 21 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series

Are you expecting or have a young baby? Interested in sustainable, healthy options for babyhood? Join experts Lindsay Ross from Babes in Arms and Riva Mackie from Riva’s The Ecostore as they discuss all things green baby. Read more »

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 2, 2012 by AEN

Earth Day Canada Hometown Heroes Award Program

Deadline: 
30 Mar 2012 (All day)

 

Do you know of any crafty cape-crusaders who are putting their superhero skills to work towards the greater “green”? Maybe that describes you?

To Earth Day Canada they are Hometown Heroes working to support a healthier environment!

Earth Day Canada wants your nominations for the 2012 Hometown Heroes Award Program. The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2012. Read more »

Posted December 8, 2011 by AEN

SESA Seminar Series: A Commercial Net Zero Remodel

Dec 7 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A seminar by Warren Sarauer — Chair, Solar Energy Society of Alberta

How do you take a building whose business purpose is no longer viable due to market conditions and transform it into what will be the future in buildings - a carbon neutral footprint in a NetZero energy building? Business owner Warren Sarauer will offer a step-by-step portrait of the process of taking a fifty year old building and renovating it to the highest standards in energy efficiency without a sacrifice to function or aesthetics. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Room 5-142
Grant MacEwan University — City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted December 5, 2011 by AEN

Green Calgary Art Market

Nov 4 2011 - 5:00am - 9:00am
Nov 5 2011 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

There are two events: the Gala itself, and an Art Market where guests will have the opportunity to view and purchase art from artists featured at the gala. See below for details on the Art Market or jump to the Gala site for info on that event.

Green Art Market

Thirty or more local artists, designers, and artisans—many of whom were featured at the Gala—will have a broad range of environmentally themed work for sale. We’re accepting submissions until September 25. (See Call to Artists and Prospectus for more information.) We’ll have a showcase of the selected participants and their work on this website on or before October 15. Read more »

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3J6

Posted September 21, 2011 by AEN

Bow River Flow

Aug 21 2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

30 Live Musical Acts; Cycling Culture; Fitness; Children's Activities; Road Art!

On Sunday, August 21 the two east-bound lanes of Memorial Drive NW from 10th Street to Centre, the underside of Centre Street, 2nd Avenue in Chinatown, and Eau Claire, will all be opened up to free participatory activities! Read more »

Location

Memorial Drive, 2nd Avenue in Chinatown, Eau Claire Calgary, AB

Posted August 19, 2011 by AEN

The Way We Green Speaker Series— Renewable Energy in Edmonton

Jun 14 2011 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Renewable Energy in Edmonton: Laying the Groundwork

with Gordon Howell, P.Eng., Howell-Mayhew Engineering Inc.

Times are changing, increasingly quickly.  Edmonton, along with many cities and towns, is increasingly focussing itself on becoming sustainable and resilient.  It is a time of transformational change.  How can renewable energy be part of the solution?  What renewable energy resources do we have in the City?  What are the challenges to renewable energy?  What are the possibilities?  What might renewable energy in Edmonton look like?  What needs to be done to get there?  Be part of the community dialogue that is taking shape to help plan our response to the economic possibilities and the environmental imperatives. Read more »

Location

City Hall — City Room
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 13, 2011 by AEN

Commuter Challenge

Jun 5 2011 (All day) - Jun 11 2011 (All day)

Commuter Challenge…

  • Is a week-long event during Canadian Environment Week (June 5 – 11, 2011)
  • Is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces
  • Encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home
  • Rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting
  • Celebrates active and sustainable transportation
  • Is nationally hosted by Sustainable Alberta Association
  • Is locally hosted by City Coordinators who support workplaces

Read more »

Posted May 31, 2011 by AEN

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