Environment and Conservation

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Your Home

Find out how you can conserve energy and water at home. Toilet rebate, home energy audits, recycling, fluorescent light bulbs and more.

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Your Yard

Learn about environmentally responsible and effective yard and garden practices. Composting, naturescaping, rain barrels and The City of Red Deer's yard waste program.

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Your Community

Learn about environmental action being taken in your community and how you can get involved. Clean air, water and land for all Red Deerians.

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Your Business

How your business can be more environmentally responsible. Learn about recycling and water conservation initiatives.

Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School

Your School

Learn about environmental programs happening in our schools and how to get involved. Idle Free Schools, the Waste Not school presentation and Battery Drive.

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Our Corporate Initiatives

Find out what steps The City is taking in our own operations to conserve resources and protect our environment.

News & Notices

The City turns off the lights to ...

March 22, 2017

Red Deerians are encouraged to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday to conserve energy and raise awareness of climate change in celebration of Earth Hour.

Urban chicken cap increases in Red Deer

March 21, 2017

Red Deer City Council has approved final reading to an amendment to the Chicken Bylaw, which increases the overall number of chicken licenses allowed across the city.