Recycling election signs
The election is over. Already, you may be asking what to do with your election sign. There are options for recycling in some communities, depending on the type of sign you have. Green Action Centre provides advice on what to do with your unwanted signs. More…

Winter Driving Tips
Winter presents eco-driving challenges. Engines are cold, and it’s tempting to idle to warm up your car! Remember that warming up your car is more than just warming the engine. The best way to warm up your vehicle is to drive it.

Green Action Fundraiser
Green Action Centre invites you to “Get Your Green On!”, Saturday, November 6th, 8:00 p.m. at The Academy, 437 Stradbrook Ave.

We are launching our new image with a party that will charm and entertain! Featuring performances from the melodic Keri Latimer, of Juno Award winning group Nathan, and Winnipeg’s latest dance-floor sensation LeBeato and DJ Cyclist. Tickets are $10, available at the EcoCentre, 303 Portage Ave.

Come out and bring your friends!

Green Action Centre News

November 1, 2010

Green Family Makeover

Green Family MakeoverListen to CBC Radio, 89.3 FM/ 990 AM for the next installment of the Green Family Makeover, Wednesday November 3, 6:30-7:00 am.  If you slept in and missed the previous installments, you can download them here:

Greening your Groceries
Water Conservation

Toxic Cosmetics
Whether you are dressing up for a night on the town, or for Halloween trick or treating, cosmetics can be a fun way to change or enhance your look. What is not so fun is that many cosmetics contain toxic chemicals. More

Is composting better in spring or fall?

With fall quickly approaching, gardeners want to know when the best time is to add compost to their soil — now or wait until spring? As the operator of Green Action Centre’s compost info line, this is a common question and the answer is generally fall — but not always!