Make your holiday event this year ultra green by composting with us! Get in touch with Compost Winnipeg, we’ll set you up with bins, bags, signs, compostable plates, cups and cutlery making it super-easy, clean and affordable to get your event closer to zero (waste) this holiday season.
This year, we’re challenging you to do your holidays a bit differently; buy less, give thought to what you buy and where it comes from, focus on experiential gifts rather than physical things and, since it’s the season of giving, find ways to give back.
Reusing material that would otherwise be landfilled is a great way to help achieve your sustainable living goals. Home renovation projects provide an excellent opportunity to take advantage of reuse opportunities.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, we are all looking to survive the busy season while not breaking the bank. Black Friday is relatively…
Perhaps you’ve been cycling on the weekends and have rediscovered the fun of biking. Maybe you’ve run the numbers to find the gas and…
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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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.
Lucky waste-reducers spotted by our staff throughout October 19-23 will receive a custom upcycled and reusable bag made from banners hung around town for the Juno Awards.
From diapers and clothing to holidays and travel, Green Action Centre staff share their favorite family-friendly blog posts.More »
Want to improve your mental health? This longitudinal survey from the UK shows a positive link between walking, cycling and even transit with psychological well-being.
While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…
This report summarizes effective approaches to Active Transportation across Canada, as well…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.