Here are Green Action Centre’s staff picks for books to receive, give or pick up at the library during the holidays.
Ah, the great re-gifter debate. Tuck away an unwanted gift or pass it on to someone who you know will enjoy and use it. Have you ever?
For those of you trying to be a bit more ‘green’ this holiday season, you might not have to look any further than your storage shed or garden to make a cute Christmas tree.
Interested in making your own soap? Check out this blog for a collection of useful links, videos, and inspiring photos to get you started.
I am going to compare the purchase of new cloth diapers vs disposable diapers (the cheapest ones) over a two year period. Find out how much you can save by choosing to cloth diaper.
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.
Innovative pilot project generates vital data about walking and biking around Winnipeg elementary schools.
An innovative partnership between Green Action Centre, the U of M’s Civil Engineering Department and the City of Winnipeg will help shape the built environment around 17 Winnipeg elementary schools.
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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.