Here are Green Action Centre’s staff picks for books to receive, give or pick up at the library during the holidays.
Ah, the great re-gifter debate. Tuck away an unwanted gift or pass it on to someone who you know will enjoy and use it. Have you ever?
For those of you trying to be a bit more ‘green’ this holiday season, you might not have to look any further than your storage shed or garden to make a cute Christmas tree.
Interested in making your own soap? Check out this blog for a collection of useful links, videos, and inspiring photos to get you started.
I am going to compare the purchase of new cloth diapers vs disposable diapers (the cheapest ones) over a two year period. Find out how much you can save by choosing to cloth diaper.
Travel is part of our daily life – to the grocery store, library, a friend’s house or the movie theatre. You need to get there, but you don’t want to sit and stew in traffic, or burn a lot of gas and money in the process. Find an option that fits your schedule and budget.
Pull on your comfy running shoes or tune up your bike to discover how easy, fun and fast it can be to get to work on foot or by bike.
Taking the bus is an inexpensive and easy way to get around. If you haven’t tried it in a while, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by all the new features. Try transit!
Share a ride sometimes or every day. Drive always, sometimes or never. Whatever your reasons, carpooling can work for you.
Put in a full day of work without even leaving the house. You can save yourself the time and stress of the daily commute by working from home.
Reduce your fuel consumption, save money at the pump, and at the same time reduce CO2 emissions. Learn more about ecoDriving!
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Riding in the winter can be challenging, but you can extend your cycling season through the winter with a little planning and the right gear.
This handy photo guide will help you decipher Winnipeg’s cycling infrastructure to find a route that suits your comfort level.
A difficult winter and some great grand prizes this year helped Manitoba…More »
Innovative pilot project generates vital data about walking and biking around Winnipeg elementary schools.
An innovative partnership between Green Action Centre, the U of M’s Civil Engineering Department and the City of Winnipeg will help shape the built environment around 17 Winnipeg elementary schools.
The leaves are down and so are the temperatures. Are you going to keep riding or pack your bike away and jump on the bus. Either way here are some things you might want to consider.
With the new Mayor’s commitment to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network in Winnipeg, transit-oriented development (TOD) will play a big role in its potential success. To help understand the benefits and value of TOD, and how to potentially address some of the barriers that might exist locally, check out this public forum on November 17th.More »
This report summarizes effective approaches to Active Transportation across Canada, as well…
Data over the past 10 years is showing a marked decline in…
Turns out that if you bike, walk or take transit to work, you’re more likely to have a lower BMI (body mass index) and body fat percentage than those who drive.More »
The David Suzuki Foundation has created a great tool and resource for any and all eco-minded business women and men wanting to empower their co-workers into building a sustainable workplace.
Bike Winnipeg provides the latest news on commuter cycling issues, upcoming events, and tons of resources to advocate for improved cycling conditions in your community. And much more!
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute offers a wealth of information on sustainable transportation for free on its website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.