Everyone was buzzing this weekend as David Suzuki inspired us all for change. Green Action Centre was happy to be part of it.
Green Action Centre teams take to the streets to catch you doing something green.
Waste Reduction Week is upon us again and we here at Green Action Centre are your resource for how to reduce the amount of waste that you encounter, while inhabiting this planet.
Green Action Centre welcomes 16 new Master Composter graduates to our network. Find out what they did.
This month, we are piloting an organic waste collection service with a number of local businesses and residents in Winnipeg.
Workplace Commuter Options
Looking to improve commuter options at your workplace? We can help!
Green Action Centre works with businesses and employees to make active and green types of commuting both appealing and within reach.
Whether you want to increase employee health and wellness to improve productivity and reduce absenteeism, achieve a mandate on sustainability or corporate social responsibility, or simply find tips on active and green ways to commute, we can help.
We can assist you with information and guidance to establish supportive policies and programs, benefits and infrastructure, while tracking progress to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of these changes. From free resources and events to GoHappy Workplace Commuter Consulting services designed to fit your organization’s needs.
Other easy steps to take:
- Sign up for a free training session to become a Commuting Ambassador at your workplace.
- Subscribe to the quarterly Active & Green e-newsletter for tips and commuting-related events and news.
- Add some fun to your next workplace event – rent Green Action Centre’s bike-powered blender!
Contact us for more information, resources or to arrange a meeting. Email: GoHappy@greenactioncentre.ca or call us at (204) 925-3772.
Surveys are a critical component of a workplace commuting options program and serve multiple purposes.
Sign up for a FREE interactive workshop! Get the tools and guidance to help improve commuter options on-site and support your co-workers to get the most out of their commute.
Active & Green comes out 4x per year and is filled with interesting news related to commuting in Winnipeg – walking, cycling, carpooling, transit and telecommuting. Sign up today!
Get recognized as a corporate environmental leader with Green Action Centre’s Commuter Friendly Workplace Awards.
The Commuter Challenge is an annual week-long, friendly national competition that encourages individuals and workplaces to explore greener transportation options.
The Smart Trips program is designed to help employees change their travel behaviour from driving alone to more sustainable modes. Learn how here.
The order deadline is November 7th for the Province of Manitoba’s low cost bike helmet initiative. Learn more here.
Celebrate 10 years idle free with Climate Change Connection!
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The David Suzuki Foundation has created a great tool and resource for any and all eco-minded business women and men wanting to empower their co-workers into building a sustainable workplace.
Bike Winnipeg provides the latest news on commuter cycling issues, upcoming events, and tons of resources to advocate for improved cycling conditions in your community. And much more!
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute offers a wealth of information on sustainable transportation for free on its website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.