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Fighting Fast-Fashion: Plastic-Free Style

We are living in a fast-paced society where fashion trends come and go at lightning speed. One day, chokers are in and the next thing you know, everyone else is wearing layered necklaces. This is why companies like H&M, Forever 21, and Zara, just to name a few, are the leading fast-fashion retailers. They produce … Continue reading Fighting Fast-Fashion: Plastic-Free Style

Plastic-Free Newsletter Vol. 8 September

Get ready for an awesome Autumn with us (despite the weather thinking it's Winter already). Our team has been growing fast and working hard to bring you some very exciting, waste-free events! CAN A SIMPLE PHONE APP HELP CLEAN UP OUR LITTER?   Using geotags to provide insight into problem areas and commonly found brands and products, … Continue reading Plastic-Free Newsletter Vol. 8 September

Plastic-Free Spotlight: The Dandelion Cafe

Meet The Dandelion Cafe. A cafe that truly embodies the essence of its namesake; a bright, colourful disruption within the monotone shades of the norm. Much like the rogue, little yellow flower, this cafe is a bit different and unexpected, popping up in our backyard and packing a wealth of unexpected healthy goodness. However, unlike … Continue reading Plastic-Free Spotlight: The Dandelion Cafe

Plastic-Free Newsletter – Vol. 7 – August

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 … Continue reading Plastic-Free Newsletter – Vol. 7 – August

Plastic-Free Spotlight: Naked APE Apparel

Meet Naked Ape Apparel, a Calgary-based online boutique and our first official Plastic-Free YYC sponsor. Fueled by friends Sheila and Monika, Naked Ape Apparel offers stunning handcrafted bracelets made of semi precious gemstones. Several designs are even adorned with lava rocks which can absorb your favourite essential oil! Naked Ape Apparel began out of a … Continue reading Plastic-Free Spotlight: Naked APE Apparel