Category Archives: Campaigns

Plastic Free July Blog Post

July is upon us. The year is half over. Kids are out of school, parents are taking time off work, and Manitobans are going in droves to beaches, campsites, and parks, enjoying their natural beauty. Unfortunately, plastic is a near-omnipresent blight If you want to make a positive environmental difference, it’s a great time to

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Project Ideas Word Cloud

  Our recent Green Cafe event included an informal survey/brainstorm session to gather your ideas for everyday solutions and manageable lifestyle changes. We reviewed your submissions and created this word tree. The bigger the word the more it was used in the solutions. Some interesting food for thought! Stay tuned for upcoming events and collaborative ways

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Plastic Free July is almost here!

Steering Committee Members Max and Daryn share important information about single-use straws! Straws. The totally unnecessary, slender tubes of plastic we use on a daily basis, are a major source of pollution. Whether you’re out at a restaurant or drinking a nice lemonade at home, it is likely that you are doing so through a

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Trick or Trash?

Forget about goblins, ghosts and ghouls, the real scary monsters out there this Halloween are candy wrappers, pop cans, cigarette butts and more. Last year, most spooky shoreline litter finds were single-use food & beverage items and smoking related trash, eek! These are some terrifying numbers, but there is no reason to be afraid. Get some friends together to organize a shoreline cleanup

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Teen activism moves Minneapolis suburb to pass climate initiative

Officials in a Minneapolis suburb adopted an aggressive greenhouse-gas-reduction policy last month that was brought forth by a group of local high schoolers who are part of a national climate change movement. Drafted by iMatter, a national youth-led group, the resolution aims for net-zero emissions by 2040 in St. Louis Park, a suburb immediately west of Minneapolis

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