Waste Reduction Week Manitoba

October 18-24, 2021

What is Waste Reduction Week?

Green Action Centre is excited to present Waste Reduction Week in a Manitoba context. Throughout the week we will be 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.


Follow along on social media and our blog for resources and tips about reducing e-waste, textile waste, plastic waste, and food waste.






What's the environmental impact of your wardrobe?

Please note: This calculator is powered by Thred Up, an online consignment store owned by Wal-Mart. We strong encourage people to choose local consignment/thrift options rather than purchasing clothes through Thred Up. 

52 Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste

Did you know that over 1/2 of all food produced in Canada is waste? In Manitoba a large portion of this food waste ends up in the landfill where it produces methane, a GHG much more potent than CO2.

Compostable Packaging Demystified

Unfortunately compostable packaging isn’t necessarily “better” for the environment. From oxodegradable to biodegradable there are lots of things to consider.

Exciting Changes at Compost Winnipeg

Check out all the new and exciting things happening at Compost Winnipeg!

Plastic Free July Clothing Swap

Reduce your plastic waste by participating in our clothing swap on July 16th!

Take the Plastic Free Challenge!

Think about the plastic in your life and take action to reduce it!

Bike Everywhere Month and Clean Air Day Recap 2022

Our first in-person Clean Air Day in three years, getting kids on bikes, prizes – there’s lots to celebrate!

Awareness of Indigenous Sustainability – Feast Bundles

Indigenous peoples are the originators of the litter-less feast! Read about the feast bundle and how to put together your own.

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!

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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