Posts Categorized: Finalist

The WaterSHED North Saskatchewan River Monitoring Program

A collaboration between Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), EPCOR, the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) and the City of Edmonton

Effective long-term sustainable management watersheds require a solid scientific understanding of the links between watershed processes and changes in water quality, quantity and overall ecosystem functioning.  

In this project, AEP, EPCOR, the NSWA and CoE partnered to implement a modern and enhanced river monitoring program for the NSR called WaterSHED (Water: Saskatchewan Headwaters Edmonton and Downstream).   By combining consensus-based, multi-stakeholder priorities with sound science, a comprehensive network ...

Future Ancestors Services Inc.

Future Ancestors Services is an Indigenous and Black-owned, youth-led professional services social enterprise that advances climate justice and systemic barrier removal with lenses of anti-racism and ancestral accountability. Through an intergenerational team of professionals and advisors, this Alberta-based enterprise provides speaking, training, research, consulting, and social media services internationally. While centering decolonized and Indigenized practices, they support their clients and community in addressing systemic issues that disadvantage groups of ...

Net Zero Renovations

Solar Homes Inc

Solar Homes Inc. designs and implements plans for homeowners to get their homes to Net Zero, helping homeowners achieve their goals of emissions reductions, improved comfort, or reduced operating costs. This is achieved sometimes in a single dramatic renovation or phased over several years with a defined plan and achievable end goal. Currently, Solar Homes Inc’s completed projects represent hundreds of tonnes of reduced annual emissions. Leveraging his and ...

PlantForever

PlantForever was founded in 2017 by environmentalist Marmik Patel, who was 15 at the time. When Marmik noticed a potential for urban forest development on private property, he decided to take action. A year after planting his first tree, he incorporated PlantForever as a nonprofit. Over the next year, Marmik established a system for tree planting, where homeowners register, and volunteers plant at their home. It was at this ...

Vincent Massey Jr. High School’s “Building a Community”

For the past 4 years, Vincent Massey Junior High has partnered with Morley Community School to do an outreach project bringing together the two communities.

They have had students taking part in recognition of land ceremonies,  youth leadership opportunities (teambuilding, environmental stewardship, work with elders) in the hopes of fostering a future together that can truly be meaningful, powerful and relevant to their future.

With ...

Virtuoso Energy

To date, Virtuoso Energy (VE) has completed over 500+ renewable energy projects in solar energy, EV charging, and energy efficiency solutions. VE is proud to share that all its projects were done with no accidents to date and were always operated with the consideration of its clients, its workers, and the environment.

In 2020 and 2021, VE won the Consumer Choice Award for the category of Solar ...

Change.Toothpaste Inc.

Change Toothpaste offers pre-packaged toothpaste tablets without the need for plastic packaging. We chose compostable packages to eliminate any traces of our product left in the environment after consumption. We also have retail stores selling Change Tablets, including locations that offer refill solutions to eliminate packaging.

As of October 31, 2019, we have over 5000 customers that have purchased more than 8300 months of toothpaste. The average ...

Integrated Sustainability

Integrated Sustainability is a specialized international project integrator for water, waste, and renewable energy infrastructure, servicing all sectors including energy, mining, and municipal.

Over the last decade, they have helped industry tackle their most pressing needs from a sustainability lens that has been integral to the way they conduct business. As an employee-owned company, their entrepreneurial spirit enables them to drive to the root of some of ...

EcoAmmo

EcoAmmo believes every project and person can make an impact on the environment and the health of the Earth. From their work on sustainable construction projects, carbon monitoring, environmental policy writing, and education, EcoAmmo is committed to their purpose of “Transitioning the World Towards Sustainability”.

Established in 2006, EcoAmmo is based out of Edmonton, in the first Net Zero LEED Platinum office building in Alberta. They ...

Full Circle Plastics

Full Circle Plastics Ltd.

Full Circle Plastics is a made-in-Alberta solution for the diversion of single-use plastics from the agricultural, municipal, industrial and residential sectors since 2016. They are proud to be instrumental in addressing some important waste needs by recycling end-of-life plastics products including paint pails, residential recycling and oil containers. They work with a local company and municipalities who collect this material from across the province. They sort and grind ...