Waste Reduction Week Manitoba

October 17-23, 2022

What is Waste Reduction Week? 

Green Action Centre is excited to present Waste Reduction Week in a Manitoba context, which is now part of Circular Economy Month!

Throughout the week of October 17-23, 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.

Join the Conversation on Social Media 

Support Circular Economy Month & Waste Reduction Week through social media year round using the official program hashtags #CircularEconomyMonth & #WasteReductionWeek.



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.

Earth Month 2024! 🌎

Let’s show our planet some love this Earth Month!

Food Waste Action Week 2024!

Take part in Food Waste Action Week! March 18-24

Join Love Food Hate Waste’s Food Waste Challenge!

Register to save more money and waste less food!

Composting for Apartments & Condos in Winnipeg!

Help your building become sustainable by signing up for compost pickup here! ♻️

Buy Nothing Day 2023

Don’t participate in Black Friday on November 24th. Choose to Buy Nothing instead!

Red River Co-op Food Waste Reduction Pilot

Red River Co-op is doing some great work in food waste reduction! And we're excited to partner with them to explore new ideas to reduce theirs, and all Manitobans food waste! So far they have diverted over 540,000kg of food waste since 2021 in partnership with some...

Compost Winnipeg’s 3rd Annual Pumpkin Drop

You are invited to dispose of your jack-o’-lanterns & decorative gourds at
Compost Winnipeg’s 3rd Annual Pumpkin Drop!

Black River First Nation Bike Rodeo

The First Nations Waste Minimization team hosted their first bike repair workshop with Winnipeg Trails and Black River First Nation. Follow along to see some of the highlights from this event!

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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