Waste Reduction Week Manitoba

October 18-24, 2021

What is Waste Reduction Week?

Waste Reduction Week is a campaign to celebrate environmental efforts and achievements as well as encourage the use of sustainable habits all year round.

Green Action Centre is excited to present Waste Reduction Week in a Manitoba context year after year. Through highlighting the impacts waste has in our world, celebrating those who are working hard to reduce their waste, and providing practical solutions to help Manitobans reduce their waste, we aim to make inspire and provide Manitobans with resources to make green choices all year round.

We’d like to begin by congratulating the winner of our Waste Reduction Prize Pack @tasty4foodie! Thank you to all who subscribed to our newsletter and supported our mission by becoming a member of Green Action Centre. Stay tuned to our social media for more incentives and chances to win!

Subscribe to our Living Green, Living Well e-newsletter to stay informed about our work, upcoming events, green lifestyle tips and special updates. Each newsletter is full of practical tips for greener living along with newsy items on environmental issues and events in Manitoba. Green Action Centre members have a right to vote at our Annual General Meeting, support our mission, and add their voice to others speaking out for a greener future. Find out more about membership and benefits here.

Second Hand Shopping in Manitoba: A Directory

Reuse whatever you can – by borrowing, renting, sharing, or buying second-hand! We compiled a list of thrifting resources in Manitoba.

Compost and Food Waste Webinar Series

In case you missed them! Learn about Compost Winnipeg, how to cook with food scraps and build a compost bin, and MORE!

Sharing is Caring

Did you know that Winnipeg is home to some really neat sharing & lending programs? We’ve put together a list for those interested in getting into sharing economy.

More Waste Reduction Resources

International Compost Awareness Week Webinar Recordings

International Compost Awareness Week (May 1st-7th) may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the composting fun has to stop! Composting is one of the easiest and inexpensive ways to make a positive impact on our planet, so check out the recordings of our...

Register for WastEd 2022

Join us this Saturday, May 7, from 10am-3pm and drop off your organic waste with Compost Winnipeg for free!

Backyard Composting 101 Webinar

Want to start composting this spring? Register now for our April 26th webinar!

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day is a day dedicated to recognizing and celebrating everyday environmental efforts. Our event has been POSTPONED: Come visit us at the Forks on Sunday, May 15th, to celebrate Earth Day!

Get Started Vermicomposting!

The snow’s not going away anytime soon, so learn how to compost indoors with vermicomposting!

Keep Composting All Winter!

Just because there’s snow on the ground, doesn’t mean you have to stop composting! Whether outdoors, with a vermicompost bin, or through a pickup service, check out your options – we’ve put together a handy guide for winter composting.

Green Action Centre’s Wish List for 2022

Every year we ask Santa for a number of wishes for the year ahead. Now we’re checking the list twice to see what’s come true!

Reducing Holiday Food Waste

Food is an integral part of the holidays. Let’s not waste it!

6 Sustainable Gift Wrapping Ideas

Reduce waste by using what you already have in your home to wrap your gifts!

Have questions about Waste Reduction? Want to share your thoughts about Waste Reduction Week? We would love to hear from you.

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