Zero Waste Festival

Plastic-Free YYC is pleased to be hosting this event made possible & brought to you by, Calgary’s original refillery, The Apothecary in Inglewood

Alberta’s FIRST Zero Waste Festival

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Join us this July for an interactive festival focused on reducing waste & leading a low-waste lifestyle.
Learn about sustainable living from expert speakers, connect with innovative waste free businesses & be part of the growing community striving to reduce waste!

11:00 AM – Grand Opening with ♪ ♫ Lisa Anderson ♪ ♫
11:30 AM – “Welcome Remarks – PFYYC”
12:00 PM – ♪ ♫ Shea Iles ♪ ♫
12:30 PM – Hope for the Future: Calgary youth who are leading the plastic rebellion, Mya Chau & Willa Vipond
1:00 PM – ♪ ♫ God Spilt the Milk ♪ ♫
1:45 PM – A word from our sponsor: Zero Waste Leader and Entrepreneur, Jill Harker of The Apothecary in Inglewood
2:00 PM – Fashion Evolved: A panel discussion on sustainable clothing and smart shopping, Thomas Mo, Fashion Revolution (Moderator), Jennifer Jensen (Thrifty Princess), Leela Jacobs (Leela Jacobs Collective), Ally Tran (Truce Clothing & Ethical Fashion Blogger)
3:00 PM – Living Zero Waste in Calgary: A Conversation with local ZW Influencer, TidyGuy, Rik
3:30 PM – ♪ ♫ Erin Grace ♪ ♫
4:00 PM – Living mindfully and joyfully with KonMari: Helen Youn, KonMari Consultant”
4:30 PM – A word from our sponsors.
5:00 PM – ♪ ♫ Adelina Castle and Jordan Clermont ♪ ♫
5:30 PM – ♪ ♫ Eugene Saunders ♪ ♫

The Apothecary in InglewoodSpud | Blush Lane Organic Market | Be Fresh Splat and Co.City of CalgaryThe Grinning Goat ReWorks Upcycle ShopNaked Ape ApparelRCMLDCEP Calgary Community Natural FoodsGood Threads Ms Sloane & Co.Alberta EcoTrustnudemarketNovel ChiselThe Bear Minimum[Green]sterPrairie Girl FlowersCanaryCalgary Climate HubGasonicGo ElectricKent of Inglewood Open Streets EventsFair Trade CalgaryThrifty Princess Worthy RoutineEssential Necessities of LifeCollective Conscience Boomerang Bags YYCCMLC East Village BluPlanet RecyclingNelson Naturals
And So Much More!


Location Map from Google

Location: East Village – Crossroads
The festival will be held at on the promenade just off of 6 Avenue SE & 6 Street SE, where the George C. King Bridge meets East Village. This is a easy to access by bike or on foot, riverside location with a playground, and dog park near by!

C-Train Access:
Memorial Train Station or City Hall Train Station

Parking lots nearby (click for google directions):
606 Confluence Way SE
525 6 Ave SE
539 7 Ave SE
724 4 St SE
510 8 Ave SE
1300 Zoo Rd NE

Street parking available throughout East Village.

This festival is being brought to you by:
We are also thankful for the support from the following sponsors:

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CMLC |East VillageAwesome Sauce Business ServicesDOTE. Earth’s General StoreThe Arusha CentreSPUD | Blush Lane | Be Fresh BluPlanet Recycling Brush NakedElate CosmeticsNelson NaturalsKMH TouchesCalgary Parking AuthorityEarth Warrior LifestyleRocky Mountain Soap Co.Naked Ape Apparel WATT Consulting GroupOpen Streets Events

Interested in getting involved? Have Questions?