While summer may be winding down, the Plastic-Free YYC team has been working hard on the cause to reduce the amount of single-use plastics. Be sure to stay tuned for all of our upcoming fall events: special speakers, workshops and more!


PLASTIC-FREE SPOTLIGHT: NAKED APE APPAREL 

Naked Ape Apparel is a sustainable Calgary-based online boutique that sells handcrafted, semi precious gemstone bracelets. We were fortunate to have them as our first official Plastic-Free YYC sponsor through their “Bracelet for a Cause” program, where they donate a portion to the proceeds to a non-profit.

To read more on what makes Naked Ape Apparel awesome and sustainable, click here.


7 TRICKS TO BE PLASTIC-FREE… FOR FREE! 

Changing habits is one thing, but if the change requires new tools and products to move forward, it can get quite costly and such a cost can pose as a barrier (or an excuse) to avoid the change. However, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to live a plastic-free lifestyle. Lea has some great tips for a plastic-free journey that are easy and affordable.

Click here to read the full article.


TEAM NEWS

The Plastic-Free YYC team is happy to introduce our newest member, April Pyne. April is joining us as Business Development Manager. April is an innovative and strategic thinker who is excited to grow our sustainability initiatives and work with local businesses. Welcome April!

We are always looking for like-minded people to join our team and help inspire change in our community. Be part of the movement.

Share your passion and talent our team and the cause. For current roles, click here!