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.
Reusing material that would otherwise be landfilled is a great way to help achieve your sustainable living goals. Home renovation projects provide an excellent opportunity to take advantage of reuse opportunities.
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Workplace Commuter Options
Green Action Centre works with businesses and employers to make active and green types of commuting both appealing and within reach.
WHY GO GREEN?
Whether you want to increase employee health, improve productivity, reduce absenteeism, achieve a mandate on sustainability or are concerned about corporate social responsibility, making your workplace vehicle optional is for you.
Green Action Centre’s Workplace Commuter Options program is here to share knowledge, provide policy alternatives, offer programs and encourage green infrastructure.
GET STARTED TODAY!
– Check out these 7 basic steps to make your workplace more commuter friendly.
– Sign up for a free training session to become a commuting ambassador at your workplace.
– Book a Green Action Centre presentation for your next meeting.
– Take part in the Commuter Challenge and Jack Frost Challenge this year.
– Sign up for our Active & Green e-newsletter for tips and news.
– Rent our bike-powered blender for your next event – add some fun to your workplace!
Our GoHappy Workplace Commuter Consulting services are designed to suite your needs. Find out more!
We are here to provide information and resources.
Connect with us to learn more.
GoHappy@greenactioncentre.ca | (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 Award.
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.
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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.