Green Action Centre aims to provide a useful source of sound environmental solutions and thoughtful policy analysis. Our Policy Committee is an extension of our Board of Directors. We welcome your feedback and perspective on environmental policy important to you, and encourage you to comment on our blogs and connect with us to engage further.
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Organics Diversion Policy Green Action Centre's policy position on organics diversion in Manitoba - with a focus on Winnipeg. Proposed Resolution for Winnipeg City Council - Organics Diversion From March, 2016, a letter to City Council supporting curbside organics collection. Organics Disposal Ban for Manitoba 2017-18 CCEDNet Policy We passed this policy in 2016, which...
Food Our food choices directly affect our health and the health of our planet. Yet, surprisingly, few of us know what is in our food and where it’s produced. We are unaware unaware of potential risks that could affect ourselves or our communities. The way food is grown, processed, transported, consumed and disposed of has...
Climate Change and Energy
Climate Change and Energy Our climate is changing. The impacts are being felt around the globe. A changing climate impacts virtually all of the ecological processes that drive our planet — atmosphere, oceans, fresh water, landforms, heat distribution, weather, and more. Systems on which human communities depend for agriculture, drinking water, energy, transportation, and raw materials...
Start by rethinking how much you really need to buy, use and discard in the first place. Maybe there are alternatives that will do the job in place of a new purchase. For the things we do need, recycling and composting are simple, easy ways for everyone to make a positive impact on our environment....
Transportation in Manitoba, including road, rail, marine, air and off-road vehicles, is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions associated with climate change. It accounts for 37% of GHG emissions in our province. And the largest contributor within the road transportation sector is the ‘light-duty vehicles’ category – which primarily means passenger vehicles. Providing Manitobans...
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