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.





Stay tuned to see what we have in store for Waste Reduction Week 2021!


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.

Waste Reduction Week 2021

See what we have in store for Waste Reduction Week 2021!

So, Giveaway Weekend Was A Bust. Now What?

Hear from team members, Chantel and Durdana, on their experiences when they joined a Buy Nothing Group in their neighbourhood!

5 Tips for Preserving your Harvest

Tomatoes, Onions, and Peppers Oh My

The Ultimate Back to School Guide: 2021 Edition

Going back to school this Fall and need school supplies? Reusable lunch kits? We’ve got you covered with a whole list of supplies you need to stay Earth-friendly and prepared.

Oyate Tipi Furniture Bank

Oyate Tipi provides a valuable service to the community as a furniture bank while also diverting thousands of pounds of usable household items from the landfill.


What should I do with my grass clippings?

Plastic Free July 2021

Participate in Plastic Free July & take on the challenge to reduce plastic waste and a chance to win awesome prizes. 

Plastic Free July

The month-long challenge to reduce plastic waste is almost here! Are you ready?

Earth Day Your Way

We believe every day should be Earth Day, so during our virtual panel, we shared some green ideas you can implement starting today! We had a wonderful time sharing and discussing green living practices with you all. If you missed the live event, the recording is now...

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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