Green Action Centre regularly provides content or opinion on environmental issues of interest to Manitobans. Check out the articles and interviews below.


City of Winnipeg survey floats question of 2-week garbage collection with compost program
CBC News, November 13th, 2023

Nurturing Nature (composting)
Winnipeg Free Press, September 16th, 2023

Winnipeg compost program gets green thumbs up in city report
CBC News, September 1st, 2023

How to reduce your single use plastics
CTV News July 20th, 2023

Close calls with cars at crosswalk raises concerns about pedestrian safety, woman says
CBC News, May 11th 2023

12th Jack Frost Challenge begins   
CTV News February 5th 2023


Winnipeg Boutique offers sustainable alternative to Black Friday
Global News, November 24, 2022

Crucial for snow piles on Winnipeg Bike Lanes to be cleared properly, say cyclists 
CBC News. November 23rd, 2022

Funding for compost service and “Interim step” as Winnipeg mulls citywide pickup program,
CBC News, September 9th, 2022

Winnipeg family turns to carpooling to save money, cut stress as gas prices spike
CBC News, June 13th, 2022

Seeing green: Winnipeg’s organic waste problem
The Narwhal, June 10th, 2022


Oh my Gourd! Winnipeggers divert old pumpkins from landfill to compost
CBC News, November 6, 2021

How keeping active becomes green action
Winnipeg Free Press, July 1, 2021

As Waste Piles up During the Pandemic, Online Earth Day Event focuses on how Manitobans Can live Green ,
CBC News, April 22, 2021


Downtown Winnipeg Street turned into playground to encourage lower speed limits                                        
Global News, July 30th, 2020


20 Winnipeg Schools to receive bikes cages as part of new partnership   
Global News, March 19th, 2019


Climate change should spark passion
Winnipeg Free Press, January 11, 2016

Manitoba’s climate plan? Close, but no cigar
Winnipeg Free Press, January 5, 2016


No winner in climate war
Winnipeg Free Press, December 16, 2015

Holiday shoppers save big celebrating ‘Thriftmas Christmas’!
CBC, December 14, 2015

The future is in (brackets)
Winnipeg Free Press, December 9, 2015

Climate change strategy proves challenging 
Winnipeg Sun, November 29, 2015

New Pacific Avenue depot collects waste of all kinds
Community Weeklies: The Times, November 2, 2015

No adviser on climate change: Key staffer leaves civic government, position under review
Winnipeg Free Press, September 5, 2015

Curbside composting now
Winnipeg Free Press, Letter to the Editor, August 29, 2015

Winnipeg defends delay in rolling out organic waste pick-up plan
CBC TV, August 26, 2015

Winnipeg reporte le lancement de son programme de compostage résidentiel
Radio Canada, August 26, 2015

Natural bug repellents
CTV, June 17, 2015

Jesse’s new set of wheels for Commuter Challenge
CTV Morning Live, June 3, 2015

Le mois de l’école à vélo bat son plein en ce moment dans les écoles du Manitoba
Radio Canada, May 4, 2015

Vermi-composting (video)
CTV Morning Live, March 26, 2015

Tax drivers, not property, commuters
Winnipeg Free Press, March 21, 2015

Provincial fitness challenge gets Manitobans up and moving outdoors
Thompson Citizen, February 5, 2015

Get active with Jack Frost Challenge
Winnipeg Sun, February 2, 2015

Take a bite out of Jack Frost this year
CanStar Community News: The Metro, January 27, 2015

Elmwood High students win sustainability award
CanStar Community News: The Herald, January 27, 2015

Compostage des déchets de cuisine : un projet pilote à Winnipeg
Radio-Canada, October 26, 2014

Waste Reduction Week
The Aquarian, October 21, 2014

Rolling carts boost recovery rates for recycling
Winnipeg Free Press, October 16, 2014

Sharing Greener Living Tips with 17 Wing
The Voxair [pdf, p15], August 27, 2014

Un festival Folk plus vert
Radio-Canada, July 11, 2014

Seize chance for U.S. link
Winnipeg Free Press, June 25, 2014

30×30 Challenge
CTV, June 3, 2014

Commuter Challenge begins Monday, and I’m gonna get there
Metro News Winnipeg, May 29, 2014

Groups differ on dams, U.S. line
Winnipeg Free Press, May 21, 2014

Good time to start composting
CJOB, May 3, 2014

Manitoba weeds out cosmetic pesticides in new legislation
CBC, April 23, 2014

Action to be taken limiting pesticide use on lawns
CJOB, April 22, 2014

Jour de la Terre
Radio-Canada, April 22, 2014

Cyclists/pedestrians challenged by crumbling infrastructure
CJOB, April 15, 2014

Potholes give paramedics, patients rough ride
Winnipeg Sun, April 8, 2014

Compact fluorescent bulbs often end up in trash
CBC, March 21, 2014


Province set to release more information on cosmetic pesticide ban; industry to offer petition against it

CTV, June 25, 2013

Manitoba pesticide ban debate reignites
CBC, June 4, 2013

Commuter Challenge kicks-off
CTV, May 29, 2013

Commuter Challenge kicks off in downtown Winnipeg
CBC, May 29, 2013

OK with ban on cosmetic pesticides
Winnipeg Free Press, April 29, 2013

‘Tobans would back pesticide ban: Poll
Winnipeg Sun, February 26, 2013

Stop building, start conserving: Environmentalists to Hydro
Winnipeg Sun, February 10, 2013


Manitoba Hydro seeks bigger rate hike than originally sought
Winnipeg Free Press, December 10, 2012

Black Friday lacks frenzy in Winnipeg
CBC, November 23, 2012

It’s easy being green: Making a more environmentally friendly Manitoba
MBiz, Volume 2, November 2012

Consumerwatch: Green cleaners
CTV, October 8, 2012

Manitoba top province in Commuter Challenge
Winnipeg Free Press, June 20, 2012

Pedal power
WRHA Wave, May/June 2012

Commuter Challenge asks Winnipeg to park it / Commuter Challenge begins in Winnipeg
Metro Winnipeg, May 29, 2012

Healthy shade of green
Winnipeg Free Press, April 22, 2012

Crafting an environmental plan
Winnipeg Free Press, March 23, 2012

Manitoba drivers get free ride on gas tax
Winnipeg Free Press, February 17, 2012

City stuck in traffic
Winnipeg Sun, February 13, 2012

Are you up to the Jack Frost Challenge?
Winkler Times, January 26, 2012

PUB rejects bid to adjust Hydro rates for low-income users 
Winnipeg Free Press, January 20, 2012

Take the Jack Frost Challenge
Red River Echo, January 19, 2012


Bulb ban delayed by lack of recycling options
CBC, December 30, 2011

New garbage plan for Winnipeggers
Winnipeg Free Press, October 4, 2011

Ditch your car for the day!
Winnipeg Free Press, September 21, 2011

Compost from trash!?
Winnipeg Free Press, August 23, 2011

Compost from trash!?
Winnipeg Free Press, August 23, 2011

Environmentalist gives Folklorama E for effort: Says Tourism Winnipeg’s award is greenwashing
Winnipeg Sun, July 27, 2011


Green makeover: how it went

CBC, November 19, 2010

Dodging the bad wrap
Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 16, 2010

Katz promises recycle depot project
Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 14, 2010

Feeding your soil: Is composting better in spring or fall?
Winnipeg Free Press, Sept 18, 2010

CONSUMERWATCH: Eco-friendly school supplies
CTV, August 25, 2010

Science to lift fog on buffer zones: Malathion drift will show their ideal width
Winnipeg Free Press, August 20, 2010

E-waste fees under consideration for electronics purchases
CTV, August 5, 2010

Fee-based e-waste plan causing stir: Environmentalists fear backlash
Winnipeg Free Press, August 5, 2010

Skeeter-control proposals ‘reckless,’ province told
Winnipeg Sun, July 27, 2010

Don’t just fall back on fogging
Winnipeg Free Press, July 14, 2010

Hundred-mile commute,
Winnipeg Free Press, June 25, 2010

Small eco-steps can add up
Winnipeg Free Press, April 23, 2010

Not all products claiming to be green are environmentally friendly: officials
CTV, March 17, 2010

Got more trash? It’ll cost you
Winnipeg Free Press, February 9, 2010


Pleading for climate control: Winnipeg rally begs leaders to reduce CO2 in atmosphere

Winnipeg Free Press, October 25, 2009

Climate of concern
Winnipeg Sun, October 25, 2009

Taking climate change to the streets
The Uniter, Oct 21, 2009

Beware ‘greenwashing’: claims don’t always jibe with truth
Winnipeg Free Press, September 20, 2009

City’s elm-bark beetle spraying under attack
Winnipeg Free Press, August 10, 2009

Beetle spray could hurt people, animals: Activist
CJOB, August 10, 2009

Elm tree spray program prompts health concerns
CBC, August 10, 2009

Campaign to teach green motoring: Local drive will focus on no-idling message
Winnipeg Free Press, August 6, 2009

Winnipeggers battle city proposal to privatize water system
Globe and Mail, July 20, 2009

As green as green can be: Winnipeggers take action to celebrate 39th Earth Day
Winnipeg Free Press, April 24, 2009

Greenhouse nonsense
Winnipeg Free Press, March 11, 2009

Green’s not our colour: More evidence Manitobans lagging
Winnipeg Free Press, February 11, 2009

A greener city hall: Staff can finally recycle plastic bottles and other waste
Winnipeg Free Press, February 4, 2009

Manitobans a long way from being green: Dead last in country for recycling
Winnipeg Free Press, January 26, 2009

E-waste, toxins not in plan
Winnipeg Sun, January 2, 2009

Politicians go green for a week
Winnipeg Free Press, June 8, 2009


A powerful problem: We buy batteries by the millions, but then what?
Winnipeg Free Press, December 21, 2008

Changes coming to Manitoba’s hazardous waste system
CBC, March 27, 2008

Toss glass into trash can, not blue box: recycling company
CBC, March 25, 2008

Tembec switching from recycled paper to trees
CBC, March 14, 2008

Do the right thing
Winnipeg Free Press, November 25, 2007