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Sustainability

BluPlanet Recycling is a leader in sustainability. It has always been part of our mission to maintain a triple bottom line where our contributions to community and environment are extremely important.

Besides the environmental and social impacts realized from our core recycling and compostable organic waste diversion services, we supplement these activities with a number of social initiatives.

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BluPlanet Recycling is a leader in sustainability and making Calgary and the Planet a greener place.

0 kg of CO2 offset in 2019

BluPlanet's 2020 Charitable Partner: Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids

BluPlanet donates a portion of revenue to local charitable organizations. This year, Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids will receive a donation of $30,000.00. For every $2 they receive, this not-for-profit organization provides a healthy lunch to a child in need.

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BluPlanet donates revenue to Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids

Sustainability Highlights

BluPlanet Recycling works with and supports multiple organizations to contribute to the sustainability and bettering of our community.

REAP

BluPlanet Recycling has been a member of the Respect for Earth and All People (REAP) network since 2011. Our highlights with this organization include receiving the Empowering Communities Award in 2014 and 2015 as well as the B-Corporation Leader in 2017.

Benefit-Corporation

BluPlanet Recycling has been a certified Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) since 2011. B-Corp maintains one of the highest standards for social and environmental sustainability in the world. In 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, and 2019, we were named to the B-Corp Best For The World list.

BluPlanet is a Benefit Corporation (B-Corp)

COR

BluPlanet Recycling maintains a Certificate of Recognition (COR) through maintaining and continuously developing health and safety programs in the work place.

BluPlanet has our Certificate of Recognition (COR)

Green Calgary

Green Calgary has verified that BluPlanet Recycling transports and distributes all the recyclable materials responsibly to the correct processors and keeps themit out of the landfill.

BluPlanet is apart of Green Calgary

United Nations

BluPlanet Recycling is a Caring for Climate endorser and signatory, which is part of the UN's Initiative for Business Leadership on Climate Change.

BluPlanet is a Caring for Climate endorser

Bullfrog Power

Powered with 100% green electricity and 100% green natural gas from Bullfrog Power, BluPlanet Recycling leads the way in sustainable practices.

BluPlanet is powered by Bullfrog Power

Chairtiable Giving

BluPlanet Recycling donates a portion of revenue to local charitable organizations. Thanks to our customers we have raised raise tens of thousands of dollars for multiple charities in our community.

BluPlanet Recycling donates a portion of revenue to local charitable organizations

Carbon Zero

By voluntarily purchasing carbon offsets for all of the company's CO2 output from Carbon Zero, BluPlanet Recycling is a carbon neutral company.

BluPlanet is a carbon neutral company

Charity Pricing

BluPlanet Recycling is dedicated to helping our community. Therefore, we have implemented special pricing on our services for registered not-for-profits. Please get in contact with us to see how we can help.

BluPlanet offers special not for profit pricing

Vibrant Communities Calgary

BluPlanet Recycling has been a Vibrant Communities Calgary Living Wage Leader since 2011, supporting all staff with a minimum of a living wage.

BluPlanet Recycling has been a Vibrant Communities Calgary  member

Recycling Council of Alberta

BluPlanet Recycling is a member of the Recycling Council of Alberta and won the Recycling Council of Alberta Award of Excellent for Waste Diversion Services.

BluPlanet Recycling is a member of the Recycling Council of Alberta

Hull Services

BluPlanet Recycling has used clothing donation programs that are run in many of our condo recycling programs and gives the donations to Hull Family Services and Cerebral Palsy Alberta.

A donation is made on behalf of BluPlanet Recycling through our clothing donation program.

Cerebral Palsy Alberta

BluPlanet Recycling has clothing donation programs in many of our condo recycling programs and gives the donations to Hull Family Services and Cerebral Palsy Alberta. A donation is made on behalf of BluPlanet Recycling through our clothing donation program.

A donation is made on behalf of BluPlanet Recycling through our clothing donation program.

Earth Rangers

BluPlanet Recycling helped plan and execute the Earth Rangers: Bring Back the Wild initiative to educate youth on how they can support a greener future.

BluPlanet Recycling helped plan and execute the Earth Rangers

KidSport

BluPlanet Recycling has organized Recycle For Life to collect bottles at a number of our sites. Revenue from these bottles goes towards supports KidSport, an organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to youth.

BluPlanet supports KidSport through bottle donations
Picking up mixed recycling, garbage, and organics downtown Calgary
BluPlanet Recycling collects your garbage, mixed recycling, and organics is a sustainable way

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