Blindman Brewing is the first in Canada to utilize carbon capture in the brewing process of craft beer. They’re taking CO2 that is produced via fermentation and capturing it and using it. This reduces GHG emissions from their brewery as well as reduces costs in a way that will lead to widespread adoption of the technology.
So far they’ve mitigated GHG emissions and created 10 metric tonnes ...
5 time winner of A+ for Energy Award
Caring for the Watershed Contest 2014 1st Place Winners for Aquaponics Food System & 2016 2nd Place Winners for the Lacombe Irrigation Foods Experiment(LIFE)
Emerald Ron Kruhlak Award in 2017 for Bee Wise project
2018 Canadian Green Building Council Greenest School in Canada
2019 teacher won PM’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
EcoVision has developed many activities over the last 12 years, including:
6.0kW solar project including a portable solar module.
Geodesic energy-efficient tropical greenhouse with 4 renewable energy systems.
Commercial aquaponics system raising tilapia fish for consumption.
2 acre garden with 125 fruit trees, 50 raised vegetable beds and potato, squash, garlic patches.
Outdoor classroom with 10 picnic tables, bat houses, bird houses.
Beekeeping Program with a bee apiary containing ...
Sometimes the best way to lead is through example. To encourage their community’s commitment to a healthy environment for current and future generations, Lacombe County created the internally-focused Environmental Management System (EMS). Implemented in 2014, and developed through extensive community and staff consultation, EMS establishes targets and deliverables to conserve, protect and enhance the natural environment while balancing the social and economic needs of the Lacombe community. On an annual ...
Lacombe Composite High School’s Eco Vision Club focuses on empowering students to become ecological leaders through projects that benefit their environment, enhance their education and encourage community collaboration. All of their projects have increased awareness of environmental issues, changing school and community culture.