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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Earthware Edited

Reusable container service for restaurant takeout and delivery

Earthware's sustainable initiative aims to unclog some of the waste caused by takeout/delivery containers (single-use plastic, styrofoam containers and even compostables) while simultaneously supporting the vital restaurant industry.

The process is easy - order takeout from your favorite participating restaurant, select the Earthware reusable container option,... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Urban Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse

Stormwater is a readily accessible resource within urban centers from rainfall and run-off. Many countries (including Canada ) have designed and installed varied re-used for stormwater, but many are not currently implemented in Calgary. There are many opportunities for different levels of re-use in Calgary to reduce environmental impacts within the City. A number of these are listed below.                             ... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Innovative Approach to Tackling the Issue of Electronic Waste

The future of recycling

In the age of technological advancement where we are growingly dependent on electronic usage, it is not surprising that electronic waste is the fastest-growing solid waste stream. Just last year, almost 54 million tonnes of e-waste were dumped globally with Canada being a large contributor to the problem. Among electronic waste, only 17% of it is recycled, amounting to an estimated $57 billion... more »

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