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Moving towards sustainability

The Biosphere Institute, in collaboration with the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, local REALTORS and the Town of Canmore, created this booklet to help new residents of the Bow Valley take part in meeting the goals of Town of Canmore’s Climate Action Plan. Learn more about the Climate Action Plan goals here.


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sustainability at home: a toolkit

By making simple decisions in your home, you can help Alberta take the lead and guide Canada into a sustainable future. This toolkit, developed by The Natural Step Canada and funded by the Alberta Real Estate Foundation helps Albertans reduce their everyday consumption of resources.


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HOW-TO Guides

These PDF guides can help you start conserving energy and water today! They also provide some follow-up if you’ve attended one of our past rain barrel or worm composting workshops. Learn how to take care of your rain barrel, create an indoor worm composting system, or make chemical-free green cleaners.


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Solar Incentives

The Town of Canmore and Energy Efficiency Alberta offer solar incentives to residents of Canmore and the Bow Valley.


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Going solar in alberta

Is your household thinking about going solar in the Bow Valley, but doesn’t know where to begin? These resources have all the information you need to begin generating your own solar electricity.