Green Events

Event Information:

  • Sun
    11
    Jun
    2017

    Downtown West Community Cleanup

    9am - 2pmKerby Center Parking Lot (1133 7 Ave SW, Calgary)

    Calgary London Drugs locations are celebrating a 94% waste diversion rate for 2016. In a continued effort to extend our waste diversion efforts beyond our stores and into the communities we serve, we are proudly supporting the annual Downtown West Community Cleanup. This event encourages community residents to responsibly recycle household items and help divert waste from Calgary’s landfills.

    Items Being Accepted / Services Being Offered

     

    London Drugs will be accepting the following items for responsible recycling:

    • Non food-related Styrofoam
    • Plastic and cardboard packaging from our products
    • Cell phones, PDA and rechargeable batteries
    • Alkaline Batteries
    • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL’s) and fluorescent light tubes up to 4-foot lengths
    • Disposable cameras
    • Ink jet cartridges
    • Laser cartridges
    • Metal film canisters
    • Plastic bags
    • Insurance plastic folders

     


     

    eCycle Solutions will be accepting electronics and electrical equipment (TVs, VCRs, computers, monitors, printers, small appliances*, etc).

    Note: Large appliances are not accepted.

     


     

    The Salvation Army will be accepting the following items for donation:

    • Clothing: men’s, women’s and children’s shoes and clothing
    • Soft Goods: bedding, towels, area rugs, drapes, etc.
    • Household Items: housewares, pots and pans, dishes, cutlery, cooking utensils, knife sets, can openers, vegetable peelers, tupperware, small working appliances, etc.
    • Furniture: tables, chairs, desks, dressers, beds, sofas, side tables, etc.

     


     

    Syrian Refugees Support Group – Bicycle Collection will be accepting the following items for donation:

    • Bicycles: men’s, women’s and children’s in need of light repair
    • Bike Accessories: helmets, baskets, saddlebags, locks, lights, reflectors, etc.
    • Cargo Trailers & Racks

     


     

    City of Calgary will be accepting organic waste and large items that are at the end of their usable life and cannot be recycled (old mattresses, furniture, household items, etc.).

    Household scrap metal is also being accepted.  

     

    Items NOT Accepted: tires, large appliances, household chemicals, propane tanks, car batteries, liquids, paint, railway ties.

    This event is for household items only.  Large-scale drop-offs or commercial loads are not accepted.