The annual day of chocolate and roses is coming up. Here are a few ideas to express your love and affection with the planet in mind…
Our Commuting Ambassadors share their top tips for implementing a successful EcoPass program.
Our handy guide will help you make sustainable choices wherever you go. Download, print and fold today!
It’s exciting that Manitoba is committed to creating an Environmental Bill of Rights. Now it’s time to get the creative juices bubbling and figure out what it should look like.
Did you receive a gift that you don’t really have a use for? A fun way to find a new home for it is to give it to someone else (from another circle of friends/family) at a re-gift party.
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.
Winnipeggers will soon be able to recycle more. Let the City know what you would like to see at these new 4R Depots.
Make your holiday event this year ultra green by composting with us! Get in touch with Compost Winnipeg, we’ll set you up with bins, bags, signs, compostable plates, cups and cutlery making it super-easy, clean and affordable to get your event closer to zero (waste) this holiday season.
This year, we’re challenging you to do your holidays a bit differently; buy less, give thought to what you buy and where it comes from, focus on experiential gifts rather than physical things and, since it’s the season of giving, find ways to give back.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!