All posts by: Alexa Steiner

Check out a Green Home Energy Toolkit!

Are you a “green” thinker? Do you want to know how energy efficient your home is? Lastly, are you interested in saving some cash? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then you sho...

What makes Edmonton special?

Have you ever wondered about the people around you? Who they are? Where they come from? What language do they speak? Where do they live? The 2011 Edmonton Census Atlas uses data from Statistics Canada...

Energy transition 101

Currently, our city is dependent on non-renewable energy (mainly coal for electricity, natural gas for heating, and gasoline and diesel for transportation fuel). While there is a movement towards ener...

How green is our city?

How do you think Edmonton is doing on an environmental scale? The recently-released 2014 Report on the Environment gives us a snapshot of just that. Edmonton’s Report on the Environment is the C...

Get artsy for the environment

I don’t have an artsy bone in my body. I wish I did… but I don’t. I do however, have some very artsy friends who I will be calling this week to tell them about a brand new contest that the City ...

Buzz’tin myths about bees!

Are you scared of bees? Me too! Well… I thought I was until I started learning more about them through the urban beekeeping campaign at the City. In April 2015, the Animal Licensing and Control Byla...

City Building 101

Need a new conversation piece for your summer patio parties? Getting tired of the same old dinner table discussion? Well do I have a topic for you… urban planning in Edmonton! I’m discovering Edmo...

8 simple tips to green your life

Are you interested in learning how you can make positive changes to Edmonton’s air and water quality? Do you want to support nature and biodiversity in the city and make more sustainable transportat...

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign!

What Edmontonian doesn’t love spending their free time in beautiful Old Strathcona? The historic area boasts many shops, restaurants, cafes and is a great way to spend a summer afternoon in our city...

Dancin’ on a rainbow!

Have you had a chance to check out Edmonton’s brightest new additions? The temporary rainbow crosswalks were installed last week to show the City’s support for the Pride festival. Strategically pl...

Every Breath We Take

We all value the air we breathe. Edmonton is a quickly growing city, and with this growth comes the added pressure of maintaining healthy air quality. Individuals, communities, organizations and indus...

It’s your time to green!

Do you consider yourself an innovative and creative person? Do you want to make a difference in your city? If you answered yes to both of these questions then  EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainabil...

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