October is over and that brings us to an end of Circular Economy Month


We had a great time with everyone who participated in the events over the month, and the webinars we held for Waste Reduction Week!


Here’s a recap of the month:


We toured the Forks to learn all about their ‘Target Zero’ goals

Stephanie from the Forks told us all about their recycling initiatives, their bike and pedestrian counters, and we learned all about their on-site composting! You can keep up to date with what the Forks is doing here


Curb Your Foodprint: A Food Waste Reduction Workshop webinar

In this webinar we discussed different ways people can reduce their food waste at home! Including planning, storage, creative cooking, best before vs expiry dates and sharing food tips! If you missed it, or want to watch it again, you can do so here




Rescue & Reimagine: Grassroots Food Redistribution in Winnipeg panel

In this webinar, we had Julia from Leftovers Foundation and Jill from Fireweed Food Co-op discuss their amazing organizations and what they are doing to fight food insecurity in Winnipeg! If you missed it, or want to watch it again, you can do so here



Advanced Composting Techniques Webinar

In this webinar, we had Kayla from the Compost Education Centre in B.C. talk about so many fun kinds of advanced composting! Kayla covered hot composting, dynamic accumulator plants, compost tea, humanure, in-situ composting and bokashi! If you want to stay up to date on the CEC’s work, you can follow along with them here




And if you are looking for more food waste reduction tips, head over to Red River Co-op St. Vital or Seasons locations for in-store tips! You can also learn more on our webpage!


A big thank you to Red River Co-op and the City of Winnipeg for supporting our tour and webinars.