Useful Recycling Links
Paper, plastics, cans, glass, Christmas tress, electronics, hazardous waste.
Information - Clean Calgary Association promotes a clean environment and provides up to date environmental information along with several products related to recycling.
Information - Specializing in residential curbside pickup to households in and around Calgary, Calgary Community Recycling offers a full range of commercial, small business and non-profit services as well including office paper and phonebook recycling.
Calgary Recycled Paint
In September 2004, Calibre obtained the
contract to process City of Calgary post-consumer paint and began
searching for a better way to recycle latex paints. In November
2004, Calibre Environmental established a relationship with an
American organization that had been recycling latex paint since
1992. Calibre Environmental were able to adopt their methods and
practices, and in the spring of 2005 launched to the retail market
with 14 consistent colours of premium quality, 100% recycled latex
Calgary Bottle Depots Locations list by the Beverage Container Management Board
Information - The Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) was established as a non-profit management board under section 168(ff) of Alberta’s Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. We are an industry led board that regulates the recycling system of beverage containers in Alberta. The Board oversees the activities of Alberta bottle depots, beverage manufacturers and the two collection system agents for beverage manufacturers, the Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) and the Alberta Beer Container Corporation (ABCC).
Calgary Light Pollution Local astronomy club, interesting information.
Information - Have you ever looked up at the night sky and seen the milky way, a true ink black sky full of stars? In the last 30 years, very few people have seen the night sky. Unless you're over 40 years old or an astronomer, light pollution is not something most people are aware of. Light pollution has removed one of natures most impressive sites for over 2.5 million Albertans. Did you know that the Calgary Edmonton corridor is one of the most light polluted places on Earth? To escape the cities light one has to travel over 130 Kilometers, not easy to do without finding another light polluted site. Wouldn't you like to see the night sky again on a warm summer night?Something to think about and easy to fix by a flick of a switch.
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing electronic waste through the reuse and recycling of unwanted computers and related electronic equipment. Reduce Prevent unwanted computers and related electronic equipment from ending up in landfill or being prematurely disposed of or recycled when someone else can still use them. Reuse Maximize the lifecycle of computers and related electronic equipment by recovering and refurbishing them to donate to charities and other non-profit organizations at no cost. Recycle Ensure all materials not suitable for donation, are appropriately recycled in a responsible and environmentally friendly way.
Our mission is to build a worldwide gifting movement that reduces waste, saves precious resources & eases the burden on our landfills while enabling our members to benefit from the strength of a larger community.
Everyone is welcome to join! http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/freecyclecalgary/
Child seat recyclers in Calgary and surrounding areas. Alberta's first recycling program for used and expired car seats. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions, or call LaVonne at (403) 969-1054 weekdays.
Technotrash Alberta Ltd.
Technotrash Alberta Ltd. is your local Alberta Government Approved electronics recycler, specializing in the primary process of electronic breakdown & sorting. We provide pickup services, free of charge, of commercial and industrial discarded, surplus, obsolete, or broken electronic devises. We also accept residential drop-offs free of charge. Currently Technotrash Alberta Ltd. has a 99.5% recycle rate with it’s electronics, and is doing more than its share of preventing landfills from being filled with unnecessary items. The company envisions an improved quality of environment, higher recyclable efficiency with electronics, and a unified front as our society moves toward a trendy and greener future.