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Green Living Series: Going Non-Toxic Workshop

Oct 24 2009 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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 about Green Living Series: Going Non-Toxic Workshop

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Evergreen Community Studios
2633 Hochwald Ave SW
Calgary , AB
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2009 EcoLiving Fair and Speaker Series

Sep 26 2009 - 4:00pm to Sep 27 2009 - 10:00pm

The 2009 EcoLiving Fair & Speaker Series pdf (250 KB) is a two day showcase where indiviudals and groups come together to share information about initiatives and environmental experiences with Calgarians. The Fair and Speaker Series aim to increase Read more about 2009 EcoLiving Fair and Speaker Series

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Mount Royal College — Centre for Continuous Learning Building
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary , AB
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The Path to Energy Independence: Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills

To register: http://www.solaralberta.ca
For information: 780.439.5608 / Reg. Fee: $250.00
Class runs Sept. 1 - Oct. 20 Tuesdays (6:30 - 9:30 p.m.)
Grant MacEwan College City Centre Campus Room 5-158

The Solar Energy Society of Canada and Grant MacEwan College present an expanded eight-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Passive Solar Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. Read more about The Path to Energy Independence: Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills

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Devonian Botanic Garden Green Festival

Jul 19 2009 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Go Green at the Devonian Botanic Garden!

Come out for a day of fun while learning great ways to be environmentally sustainable! The Green Festival will include eco-business displays, sustainable living lectures, childrens' crafts from common household reuseables, family activities, tours of the Garden's famous indoor Butterfly House and Kurimoto Japanese Garden, and door prizes. Read more about Devonian Botanic Garden Green Festival

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Devonian Botanic Garden
AB
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Sierra Club Monthly Meeting: Greening your home and greening your life

Nov 6 2008 - 2:00am

 

The Built Green Program (www.builtgreencanada.ca) and Eco Education (www.greenplan-it.ca)

The next monthly meeting of the Sierra Club Canada's Chinook Group is on
Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council (CAOC) building
at 1111 Memorial Drive NW on the Bow River pathway (upstairs, entrance at the
back). Read more about Sierra Club Monthly Meeting: Greening your home and greening your life

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW (on the Bow River pathway)
Calgary , AB
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2008 EcoLiving™ Fair & Speaker Series

Sep 27 2008 - 3:00pm to Sep 28 2008 - 1:00am

Originally posted at http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/449979/ 

Cost: Free to attend (donations appreciated)
Where: Mount Royal College, Centre for Continuous Learning Building

The Centre for Continuous Learning Building is Gold LEED Certified building (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The Centre for Continuous Learning is 43% more energy efficient than conventional buildings. Read more about 2008 EcoLiving™ Fair & Speaker Series

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Mount Royal College, Centre for Continuous Learning Building
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary , AB
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Calgary Commuter Challenge

Jun 1 2008 - 6:00am to Jun 8 2008 - 5:59am

What Moves You?

What is moving you this Environment Week? Sustainable Alberta Association is once again the proud host of Commuter Challenge and it is coming soon so gear up your bike, stretch out your legs, and pick up your bus pass to get ready! This 18th annual event promotes Calgary workplaces and individuals to experience sustainable modes of transportation. Read more about Calgary Commuter Challenge

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National Water Conservation Campaign Comes to Alberta!

National "Go Blue" Campaign Encourages Canadians to Cut Water Use in Half

Canada's fresh water supply is at risk. In many parts of Canada we are using our drinking water faster than nature can renew it, and we need to reduce our wasteful water habits. That’s the message of a campaign, launched today, GO BLUE, which encourages Canadians to conserve water. Visit goblue.org to find out why Canada’s fresh water is at risk; calculate how much you’re wasting and take steps to reduce Read more about National Water Conservation Campaign Comes to Alberta!

Clean Calgary presents Waste at Home

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Clean Calgary Association Waste at Home is a 50 minute presentation primarily aimed at educating Calgarians on how to reduce their environmental footprint including energy and water conservation, buying green and recycling just about everything!Price: $ 5.00 per personContact Information Lindsay Luhnau 230.1443 ext. 228 lindsay [at] cleancalgary [dot] org

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