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Calgary Bylaws – Composting at Home

In an effort to assure that Calgary residents continue to be good neighbours, the city has adopted a comprehensive set of community standards. Included in the regulations are prohibitions against noise and common nuisances, as well as additional guidelines regulating stockpiling of building materials, fire bans and practices, graffiti, home car washing, composting practices, and…
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ALBERTA – WILLS & ESTATES – WATER CREMATION (Alkaline Hydrolysis)

Currently in Alberta (pursuant to the Alberta Cemeteries Act) bodies may only be disposed of by way of burial, cremation or by body donation to medical science. A new form of cremation known as alkaline hydrolysis (water or green cremation) has become a possible option in some jurisdictions. The Cremation Association of North America (CANA)…
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CALGARY – FALL YARD WASTE

The mild and dry weather in October has allowed many of us to rake up and collect our yard waste (leaves, grass, branches etc.) before the lasting snow arrives. There are a number of options permitted in Calgary for cleanup of your yard waste. The first step is to fill your green cart, and once…
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