Stories Tagged - Green Living
May 15, 2013 | CREBNow
Water is something we don't take much time to think about each day; we use it for drinking, cooking, washing, cleaning, playing and more but not much thought is given to how it arrived to our taps or how much we're using when we water our lawns or run through our sprinklers. Water is a valuable resource in any community and Calgary is no different, how much do you know about water conservation?
May 08, 2013 | CREBNow
Until June 2, all three City landfills (Spyhill, East Calgary and Shepard) will waive fees for residential loads of leaves, branches, plants and other yard and garden material. The material will be composted at the sites, turning it back into a useful resource.
May 03, 2013 | CREBNow
Feeling she wasn't using her skills for anything as meaningful as she would like, REAP President and CEO Stephanie Jackman left her job in 2004 in pursuit of using her skills for something more.
April 24, 2013 | CREBNow
The two-way bike lane travels along the east of Seventh Street SW between the Bow River pathway and Eighth Avenue. The track has a onemetre wide concrete barrier to height of a sidewalk curb to help improve travel on the street.
April 17, 2013 | CREBNow
Slated for demolition, nine houses, three garages and one greenhouse in the Calgary community of Sunnyside are going to go out with an artistic bang.
Wreck City: An Epilogue for 809 is being touted as the largest project of its kind in Calgary. Eight artistcurators and more than 100 artists, musicians and performers are participating in transforming the homes into intriguing works of art through various mediums and sharing them with the public April 19-27.
April 17, 2013 | Cody Stuart
Around since 1978, Green Calgary was "empowering Calgarians to create healthy homes and communities" long before most in the city had any notion about bringing eco-friendliness into their homes. With Earth Day casting a spotlight on all things green, CREB®Now caught up with the executive director of the city's non-profit urban environmental organization to talk about what it means to be eco-friendly.
April 11, 2013 | Donna Balzer
Have you ever knocked out a wall inside your home? Did that give you a wonderful feeling of space and openness? Now imagine knocking down a few walls in your garden.
April 08, 2013 | CREBNow
Utilizing rain courtesy of Mother Nature is not only good for your yard and garden, it's also easy on the water bill.
April 11, 2013 | CREBNow
The nine houses in the Calgary community of are set for demolition but, thanks to a partnership with Bucci Developments Ltd., the buildings are playing their swan songs in a pretty spectacular way.