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30th Anniversary Guest Blog: Dennis Cunningham shares his experiences with us over the last 17 years in his capacity as a member, volunteer, donor, and client; time, he says, spent focused on the delivery of programming, services and solutions toward fostering sustainability in Manitoba.
Cyclists! Now is your time to be heard. Got a bike path that leads to nowhere? Identify trouble spots on the Free Press interactive map!
Show your mom you love her this Mother’s Day with our green gift guide!
Environmental Speakers Bureau
About the Environmental Speakers Bureau
Green Action Centre offers classroom presentations for schools in Winnipeg. Topics include recycling, litterless lunches, composting, climate change, water and the ecological footprint concept. See the complete list below. Presentations are age-appropriate for Nursery – Grade 12.
This program is supported by Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship and MTS Future First.
The Environmental Speakers Bureau offers classroom presentations in Winnipeg on a variety of topics for all grade levels. Presentations emphasize positive actions kids can take.
Teachers in Winnipeg can request a free classroom presentation September through June. Please note that March, April and May are busy times, so we suggest booking well ahead.
Teachers can obtain free ESB resources including backgrounders, activity ideas and handouts for students on this site. PDF activity sheets are available for download.
30th Anniversary Guest Post: board member, James Magnus-Johnston shares how his interest in social enterprise brought him to Green Action Centre and how your business or office can get involved in small business compost collection.
Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22. To acknowledge it and celebrate, here’s 45 ideas to make every day, Earth Day. We have included a wide range of ideas – cool stuff, practical stuff, and fun stuff – all actions that can make a difference.
Looking for some tips and tools of how to care for your lawn without chemicals? Our pals at the Manitoba Eco-Network have the knowledge and know-how.More »
This year, Buy Nothing Day will take place on Friday November 28. It is an international, informal, annual event dedicated to raising awareness of over-consumption.
Did you know that 70% of the ‘garbage’ that comes out of our houses and apartments can be recycled or composted?
Green Action Centre estimates that Manitobans carry home more than 200-million disposable plastic bags provided by grocery stores and retail shops every year. How can we make this stop? What’s a person to do?More »
Buy Nothing Day always falls on the last Friday in November, traditionally the first day of Christmas shopping. The Media Awareness Network provides a great teaching resource for Buy Nothing Day.
Check out the national website to register, download posters and info kits for schools or businesses. Lots of great ideas on how you can participate in Waste Reduction Week.
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!