More For Less is interrupting the cycle of fast fashion by diverting textile waste from the Lethbridge landfill. They provide Lethbridge shoppers with vintage clothing at affordable prices while also supporting people with special needs through employment programs.
Full Circle Plastics is making sure our cheap, dirty plastic recycling doesn't go to waste by turning them into new products like fence posts, construction materials, and parking curbs for North American markets.
As a BOMA 'Go Green' platinum certified building, Park Place Mall is a leading example of best-practices in waste reduction in Western Canada, enabling building management and its tenants to become greener and waste less.
The Downtown BRZ's Clean Sweep Program exchanges environmental work for stipends and social support. Dozens of people are now helping to keep our streets free of debris and garbage and collecting leaves for compost.
Becoming a green salon includes a reduction in ecological footprint and waste produced each year. As more businesses adopt a waste reduction policy, a practice which starts at work can impact an employee’s personal life and make a lasting change.
The term zero waste does not have to be intimidating, it is an ideal standard and not always the realistic result. No one can change the world over night, however by sharing your experiences you can slowly influence others to change.