Start: January 30, 2018 12:00 am
End: February 1, 2018 12:00 am

Venue: University of Winnipeg - Various Locations

Come join us at University of Winnipeg’s annual sustainability festival! Green Action Centre staff will be attending the DIY Festival and providing information on composting at home.


From the UWSA Website



Grass Routes is an annual celebration of ideas, skills, and art for a sustainable future.

Through workshops, exhibits, and discussions, the festival engages conversations about what sustainability means, what a sustainable world might look like, and how we might get there.

This year, Grass Routes runs January 30 – February 1, 2018.
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Grass Routes 2018 Schedule:

 Tuesday, January 30, 2018

What is the Prairie Climate Centre – A Workshop
w/ Ian Maura & Danny Blair & team

The Hive, Lockhart Hall

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Becoming a Changemaker: Introduction to Organizing with the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition

The Hive, Lockhart Hall

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 Life in the City of Dirty Water – A Conversation with Clayton Thomas-Müller
Presented by the Uniter Speaker Series

West End Cultural Centre

7:15 p.m. Door | 8 p.m. Talk

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Hands-on DIY Workshops

Riddell Hall atrium

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

At Home Composting Basics

Perfumes with Essential Oils

Silk Screening

Student Engagement in Environmental Research
w/ Ariane Dilay and Jeremy Leathers

The Hive, Lockhart Hall

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Level-up: E-recycle your old laptop into a retro-gaming console

The Hive, Lockhart Hall

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Cooking with a Pulse: Bean, Lentils and Chickpeas as Sustainable, Affordable Student Cuisine

Diversity Kitchen, Riddell Hall

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

UWSA Fab Lab

UWSA Bike Lab, Spence Street

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

3 Minute Professor Competition

The Hive, Lockhart Hall

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Fashion Forward – A fashion show with alternatives to fast fashion

The Good Will Social Club, 625 Portage Ave.

7:30 p.m. Door | 8:30 p.m. Fashion show


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