Community Leaders

Celebrating people and organizations in Lethbridge that are leading the way in waste reduction through creativity and innovation.

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Success Stories Wall

University of Lethbridge

By looking for innovative solutions, like working with Styrofoam recycler Syro-Go, the University of Lethbridge is able to divert 130 tonnes of recycling and composting material each year.

Downtown BRZ

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.

Greener Homes

A passionate builder of energy efficient homes in Lethbridge, Greener Homes works hard to divert 75% of leftover building materials from the landfill by recycling or reusing it in new construction.

Theoretically Brewing

Kelti and the team at Theoretically Brewing are models for waste reduction and sustainability.

Ashelyn Redman

Through the use and promotion of accessible recycling practices individuals are more likely to become accountable for waste reduction in daily routines.

City of Lethbridge

The City of Lethbridge’s vision is “to be an educated, accountable community, whereby residents and businesses expect and participate in sustainable waste management and reduce waste disposal.”

Workman Roofing

The extra time and attention taken to properly separate the waste materials before recycling, results in favorable outcomes both economically and environmentally.

London Drugs

London Drugs is showing other organizations that waste reduction is possible when people view garbage from a different perspective and consider the best method of managing the waste stream.

Chef Doug Overes

The culinary department has been moving towards extreme methods of waste reduction over the past five years, including collecting oil for biofuel and buying responsibly.

Lotus Salon

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.

Southern Alberta Zero Waste

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.