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(French) On jase… de comment éviter de perpétuer la production des déchets

Start: April 16, 2019 7:30 pm
End: April 16, 2019 8:30 pm
Venue: Fools and Horses

(Presentation Entirely in French) Êtes-vous au courant des ressources et matériaux qui entrent dans la fabrication de votre téléphone portable? Ou de ceux qui ont été nécessaires pour produire vos jeans? De l’extraction des ressources à la fabrication… Read More

Backyard Composting 101

Start: April 4, 2019 7:00 pm
End: April 4, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Gaynor Family Library

Workshop starts at 7 pm, registration will begin at 6:45 pm. Come to the workshop to learn about all things backyard composting, such as: Where to put your compost bin What you can and can’t compost How to maintain your bin What to do about winter comp… Read More

Gardening Saturday 2019

Start: March 30, 2019 8:30 am
End: March 30, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Mennonite University (CMU)

Come see us at the trade show at Gardening Saturday! Bring your compost questions, and we’ll bring the compost experts. A limited number of aerators will be available for purchase for $20 each (cash only please). What does Gardening Saturday offer? Gar… Read More

Reducing Plastic Waste in Your Business (FREE 1:1 Consultations)

Start: March 29, 2019 9:00 am
End: March 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Eco Centre Board Room

Ready to reduce plastic waste in your business but don’t know where to start? Or just curious about why people are telling you that reducing plastic waste is important? We want to chat with you about ways in which you could make some changes. Registrat… Read More

Fair Trade Presentation

Start: March 20, 2019 12:00 pm
End: March 20, 2019 1:00 pm

How do our purchases affect people, communities, and the environment? Come hear from MCIC about the importance knowing where our purchases are coming. Light refreshments and fair trade chocolate will be available. Free to attend. Bring your own lunch,… Read More

Compost Matters Forum for Manitoba

Start: March 12, 2019 12:00 am
End: March 13, 2019 12:00 am

On March 12 and 13th, join the Compost Council of Canada at their annual Compost Matters Forum for Manitoba! Check out their website for more details of the event. Register here

Reducing Food Waste at Home Workshop

Start: March 2, 2019 3:00 pm
End: March 2, 2019 4:30 pm
Venue: Barbara Burns Food Innovation Laboratory - Room 410 Human Ecology Building at the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus

Getty Stewart, in partnership with the Farm and Food Discovery Centre (an extension of the University of Manitoba), will be offering a public workshop on how to reduce your food waste at home and to enjoy your food to its fullest. Getty will talk about… Read More

Try it Out Day

Start: February 9, 2019 1:00 pm
End: February 9, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: The Forks

To wrap-up the eighth annual Jack Frost Challenge, Green Action Centre presents Try it Out Day! Green Action Centre’s sustainable transportation team will be set up on the river from 1-4 pm to provide visitors with the opportunities to try out winter s… Read More

Winnipeg Seedy Saturday 2019

Start: February 9, 2019 10:00 am
End: February 9, 2019 3:30 pm
Venue: Canadian Mennonite University

Come visit Green Action Centre’s composting experts at Seedy Saturday! It is time once again to plan our winter gathering of prairie gardeners in honour of seeds and biodiversity. Seedy Saturday brings together gardeners, farmers, seed growers and seed… Read More

Peg City Climate Jam: Resilience on the Red

Start: February 9, 2019 9:00 am
End: February 9, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: University of Winnipeg - Richardson College for the Environment

Peg City Climate Jam: Resilience on the Red   Free event. Register in advance here. Join us for a day-long forum exploring the urgency of climate change and the transformative solutions emerging in our communities. Our goal with this event is to h… Read More