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Chamber Luncheon: How Lyft Can Drive Winnipeg’s Economy

Start: November 19, 2018 11:30 am

Green Action Centre will be attending this event to discuss the difference between ridehailing (Lyft) and ridesharing (carpooling), our ridesharing app GoManitoba, and the environmental benefits of ridesharing over ridehailing! ​11:30 am – 1:30 pm Cana… Read More

Manitoba Association of Regional Recyclers Forum

Start: November 7, 2018 12:00 am
End: November 8, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: Best Western Airport Plus in Winnipeg (1715 Wellington Avenue)

We’ll be at the Manitoba Association of Regional Recyclers annual forum again this November 7-8, in Winnipeg! Every year people from the waste sector across Manitoba gather to share information, learn, and network. If you’re interested in everything cu… Read More

October Province-Wide Count

Start: October 22, 2018 12:00 am
End: October 26, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: Your School

It’s super important to know how Manitoba kids are getting to school! By coordinating a schoolwide count for a week, you get valuable information about how your school is doing, while we get an idea of broader trends in healthy transportation. To contr… Read More

How to Vermicompost (plus build a bin!)

Start: October 20, 2018 10:00 am
End: October 20, 2018 12:00 pm
Venue: Eco-Centre Boardroom

Have you ever wanted to compost, but didn’t have the space to have an outdoor bin? Fear not, vermicomposting to the rescue! This small-scale indoor composting system is cheap to start up, easy to maintain, and perfect for those in apartments or condos…. Read More

The Gathering: Manitoba’s CD/CED Conference

Start: October 19, 2018 8:00 am
End: October 19, 2018 4:30 pm
Venue: St. John's High School

The Gathering is an annual pay-what-you-can event where Manitoba’s community builders connect, learn, and celebrate success. It is open to all from staff of community organizations, to civil servants, funders, students, academics, or anyone interested… Read More

RIVERBLUE Documentary Screening & Slow Fashion Market

Start: October 17, 2018 6:00 pm
End: October 17, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain

PURCHASE YOUR EVENT TICKETS HERE Can fashion save the planet? Pembina Fibreshed and Green Action Centre have teamed up to celebrate Slow Fashion October and Waste Reduction Week. 6-7pm – Slow Fashion Market: Prior to the documentary, a variety of slow… Read More

Basic Backyard Composting

Start: October 16, 2018 7:00 pm
End: October 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Venue: Lord Roberts Community Centre

Are you new to composting? Maybe you’ve composted for a while but feel like you’re stabbing in the dark and want some reassurance. Or maybe you’ve heard about composting and just want to get some more information before you commit to it. If so, come ou… Read More

In-Home Documentary Screenings

Start: October 15, 2018 12:00 am
End: October 21, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: Your Home or Your Friend's Home

We’re ready to celebrate Waste Reduction Week by educating Manitobans through documentaries. In addition to our RiverBlue Documentary Screening, we’re encouraging people to watch a Waste Reduction related documentary they haven’t watched before, and th… Read More

GOtober: Carpooling with GoManitoba

Start: October 2, 2018 12:00 am
End: October 31, 2018 12:00 am

Ready …. Set … GOtober! Fall has returned to our prairie province, and now is the perfect time to start some new transportation habits to benefit your health, your finance and our environment. Did you know: A lack of exercise is responsible for twice a… Read More

Normalizing Sustainability: Beyond Behaviour Change

Start: September 26, 2018 7:30 pm
End: September 26, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: St. John's College