We are here to make Calgary Plastic-Free

Did you know? The Canadian federal government has announced a strategy to ban harmful single-use plastic items in 2021, bringing Canada is one-step closer to zero waste by 2030. With this new strategy and the increase of plastic pollution in 2020, we want to help you prepare for the changes with our FREE Events.

Calgary’s Zero Waste Leaders 

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5th Annual Earth Day Clean Up

It’s time for spring cleaning! Join fellow Earthlings from wherever you are to help clean up our collective home. Get outside with all your favourite people to pick up mismanaged, loose trash around your community.

This year's Spring Clean Up will mimic what we did last year. Join from where you are, follow the safety tips, and send in pictures to us to share (and to win an awesome Plastic-Free Prize!)

Earth Day is April 22nd, Our event runs all week long: April 22 to 29 Follow along on Instagram.

This event is FREE to make an inclusive for all Calgarians.

For all of the details visit our events page HERE

What we’re doing now

Our mission is to engage individuals, businesses and government, all to make positive, plastic-free and reduced-waste changes in their worlds.
Here’s a look at the most recent initiatives and activities our team and community is working on:

Plastic-Free YYC is a non-profit organisation. Our work is made possible with the support of our generous sponsors and our community.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

You too can make a difference.

Continuing our work to provide relevant information and news, creating plastic-free lifestyle blogs, hosting free events, social media content, and more!



We host various events and workshops to help foster conversations and build community! Bringing people together to inspire each other, learn together and find solutions.

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