Household Waste Management Tips

Hello May! One of our focuses on the Green Initiative Committee is Waste Management. We implement tactical ways to redirect waste produced within Mount Pleasant and we work to communicate awareness of recycling and composting programs that are available to the community. This month’s article features a few helpful guides to the waste management options […]

Public Transit Frequency Has Ripple Effect

Transportation is a big deal. You probably don’t think about it every time you leave the house, because you have regular habits for how to get to each destination. For more than 70% of Calgarians, that means getting in a car to go to work. This makes sense, because our choices are shaped by the […]

Climate Action Education in Daily Life

Last year we shared a variety of monthly challenges for you to partake in, to bring a focus on green initiatives into your everyday life. This year the Green Initiatives Committee (GIC) wants to broaden that focus into our community and our city. We want to share with you the successful changes our community and […]

The Challenges of Spring Cleaning

Hello everyone! One way to brighten your days is to take on a new challenge! For 2022, the Green Initiatives Committee has developed a series of monthly challenges to help us all make some simple changes for a greener lifestyle. We hope some of our ideas interest you, because lots of us making small changes […]

Sustainable Steps to Build On

There is no time like the present to start living a more sustainable and greener lifestyle. Maybe you have been thinking of changing things up this year and are ready to take the plunge. Or maybe changing things up feels daunting. There are lots of things to learn and deciding where to start can feel […]

Happy Baking & Cooking!

With the colder weather and shorter days, baking seems like a perfect hobby! There’s nothing like those pleasing smells, and having the oven on helps keep your kitchen warmer! Here are some thoughts on the subject. If you realize you bought too much milk and might not use it by the expiry date, plan ahead […]

Balmoral Circus Traffic Calming

Winter always brings plenty of time indoors and driving to and from where we need to be. However, with spring (hopefully) just around the corner, thoughts can turn towards enjoying the fresh air with bike rides and leisurely walks while going out and about. Did you know that green transportation is one of the Green […]