We can also provide resources and guidance on the best approaches to start composting at your school, workplace or organization.

Backyard Composting

1.5 hours, in person or online

Composting is a great way to reduce waste and at the same time reduce your environmental footprint. Learn how to recycle your kitchen scraps and yard waste into a rich natural soil amendment. Learn the benefits of composting, how to get started, key factors for successful composting, and how to use your finished compost. Request this presentation.


1.5 hours, in person or online

No yard or space for an outdoor compost bin? No problem! Vermi-composting is an easy and compact way to reduce your waste. Learn the basics behind composting with Red Wriggler worms, including setting up a bin, feeding your worms, keeping them healthy, and harvesting your finished compost. Request this presentation.



Our presentations on greening your commute range from creating a commuter friendly workplace to details on bike route planning, safe riding skills and bike maintenance.

Bike Maintenance

1 hour, in person

Hands on workshop to learn how to keep your bike running smoothly so you can ride carefree. Topics covered include proper bike fit, how to clean, lubricate and adjust your bike components to keep the bike operating properly, and how to change a flat tire. Bring your bike and get it ready to roll. Tools and bike stands will be provided. Request this presentation.

Winter Cycling

1 hour, in person or online

Are you ready to try winter cycling? Or extend your cycling season? Learn the ins
and outs about what to wear, cold weather gear for your bike, and riding tips for
snow and ice.

Green Commuting Options

1 hour, in person

Get the tools and tips you need to ride your bike, hop on a bus, carpool, or walk to work and elsewhere. Learn how to use the various transit tools, plan your route to bike to work, and begin thinking of your daily travel options in a whole new way. Create a commute that you’ll enjoy!

Commuter Friendly Workplace

1.5 hours, in person or online

Learn the basic steps to create a friendlier environment for employees to walk, bike, take transit, carpool or telecommute. Tap into resources to help meet your sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandate, increase employee health and wellness, or simply find a better way to get to work. Request this presentation.

Bike Route Planning

1.5 hours, in person or online

Learn the ins and outs of the Winnipeg Cycling Map to plan a bike route that suits your comfort level. Become familiar with the various types of infrastructure – from cycletracks to sharrows to bike lanes. Find tips and tools to help you ride more often to more places. Request this presentation.

Bike Blender Rental

Bring something new to your next office party or event with Green Action Centre’s bike blender! Great for smoothies or frozen cocktails. This rental does not include Green Action Centre staff. Please email for availability and prices.



Presentation topics include greening your workplace, household sustainability and cleaning products, and greening the holidays.

Greening the Workplace

1 hour, in person or online

Get highlights and helpful resources on how to reduce waste, increase recycling, save energy, improve commuting options, move toward a green procurement policy, and track progress. Request this presentation.

Buy Less, Fix More, Trade Often

1 hour, in person or online

Have you ever thought about the resources required to make your cell phone? Or what it took to produce the jeans you are wearing? From resource extraction to disposal, the materials economy has created a linear system of consumption on the finite planet we call home. This presentation covers ways to help our planet – buy lessfix more, trade often, and divert all waste from the landfill. Request this presentation.

Household Cleaning Products

1.5 hours, in person

Household cleaning products are a significant source of chemical pollution both in our environment and in our work spaces. Get off the chemical treadmill with this presentation. Learn the benefits of reduced chemical dependence and explore practical, natural alternatives. Request this presentation.

Greening the Holidays

1 hour, in person or online

With the pressure to buy, buy and buy some more during the Xmas holidays, it can be tricky to be green without being a Grinch. Learn practical ideas on how to reduce stress, spend less, and survive the consumer frenzy of that time of year. From gifts and cards to wrapping and decorating.  Request this presentation.



Please visit our school services page for a comprehensive list of what we can offer.