The City of Calgary is sending 2,000 tonnes of plastic clamshell containers to the landfill in August. After taxpayers paid a few hundred thousand dollars to store them, it turns out no one will recycle the containers. Lisa MacGregor reports.
The government agency charged with making Alberta more energy efficient has injected $850 million of economic growth into the province since it began in 2017, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 5.7 million tonnes.
A few years ago, LEGO’s corporate side set an ambitious goal of making its production facilities run entirely on renewable energy with a plan of reaching those goals by 2022. That alone is a monumental effort worthy of praise.
Premier Jason Kenney may not scrap all of the energy efficiency programs currently funded by Alberta’s carbon tax, though the UCP government remains uninterested in “subsidizing the installation of shower heads and lightbulbs.”