Since 2007, EarthHour has rallied people together from all over the world to recognize the reality of climate change. Last year over 7000 cities…
Is it time to get your bike ready for another season of cycling? Maybe you haven’t ridden your bike for a few years and are thinking about using it again. Either way, there are a few things that you should consider to make sure your bike is ready for the road.
A recent article in the Free Press prompted us to respond to the issue of cyclists riding too close to the curb and at the same time re-post some cycling tips that we created for you early spring riders.
Disposable coffee cups are enough of a environmental issue without encouraging their use through promotions like Roll up the Rim to Win. Is winning a donut worth the waste?
See what happens when you find a 75,000 cubic centimeter box of corks in the basement of your parents house along with an ornate frame…
Green Action Centre promotes composting for all Manitobans by providing information, resources and support. We assist residents interested in starting home composting. We also work with schools, workplaces, and communities to develop programs that address their unique requirements. The benefits and rewards of composting are many, so why not take advantage them?
Green Action Centre offers education through workshops and courses, printed materials, and a toll-free compost information line (1-866-394-8880 or in Winnipeg at 204-925-3776). We also c-oordinate dozens of volunteers through our Master Composter Program, an in-depth composting training and volunteer program that helps reach people in communities all across Manitoba.
Composting is a great way to reduce landfill-bound waste and convert in into nutrient rich amendment for your garden, shrubs, or even your house plants. Learn the basics about how to get started today!
Need a good reason to start composting? How about saving money, saving resources, improving your soil and reducing your impact on the environment.
Green Action Centre provides free composting workshops at various times throughout the year. Please check out when our next workshops will take place.
Vermicomposting uses Red Wriggler worms to convert food waste and organic material into a nutrient-rich natural fertilizer – worm manure! Vermicomposting is a fun and beneficial way to turn garbage into a valuable resource!
The Master Composter Program is a free, in-depth, hands-on composting course and volunteer program offered by Green Action Centre.
There are several questions or concerns that people generally have about composting, most of which are easily resolved.
Take a stroll down memory lane with some key dates in our 29 year history as a non-profit organization.
Looking for some simple, healthy and cost-saving actions that can put you on a greener path the whole year through? Check out one member’s experience on what worked…
Even though your compost pile might freeze, there is no need to stop composting. Here are a few common questions that we get about winter…More »
Green Action Centre’s discussion paper on the challenges and possible solutions for Winnipeg to achieve higher waste diversion rates for the ICI and C&D sectors in Manitoba (download here).
Green Action Centre submitted a list of proposals to the Province to make Manitoba’s economy and budget more environmentally sustainable. Read the 5 key recommendations here.
Green Action Centre calls for a comprehensive approach to waste issues, including composting of organics, programs for the institutional and commercial sector, and an integrated waste reduction plan for Winnipeg.More »
Find links on everything from where to get compost bins and supplies to where to buy your red wrigglers or how to build your own pet waste digester!