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Calgary Co-op Uses Carbon Capture Equipment to Produce Carbon-Captured Soap

by | Jan 16, 2023

Calgary Co-op has started producing “carbon-captured” soap, by utilizing carbon capture technology installed at its head office on Macleod Trail, according to

“Carbon dioxide emissions from heating appliances at Calgary Co-op’s head office are captured by our carbon unit and converted into potassium carbonate or pearl ash, which is used to make carbon-captured soap,” the company said in a statement Friday.

The company claims the carbon used in the soap is not released into the atmosphere once consumed, stating that it has a positive effect on the environment. 

“The estimated annual carbon dioxide captured at Calgary Co-op head office for this initiative is equivalent to planting more than 300 trees,” Co-op said.

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