It’s time to join other cities that have implemented organic curbside pickup programs. Doing so could divert 40% of Winnipeg’s residential waste stream.
Helping to serve breakfast at Agape Table gave three Green Action Centre staff members a first hand look at the great work they do. After all, we are both celebrating milestones this year!
Food and kitchen waste is a hot topic these days. Want to cut down on your waste and enjoy a taste of summer in the depths of winter? Try your hand and canning and preserving.
Policy committee chair Peter Miller looks at possible alternatives to Power Smart that could achieve high energy savings without destroying the current assets housed at Manitoba Hydro.
24 families partake in an 8 month challenge to divert organics from the landfill. Turns out composting is SUPER EASY!
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 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.