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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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Meet our 2018 Youth Steering Committee!

Meet our 2018 Youth Steering Committee! The team works hard to create space for youth in the environmental movement by hosting educational workshops, volunteer events, and an annual “Green Space” youth forum. We also seek out outreach and collaboration opportunities in order to add a youth voice to existing campaigns. Our youth steering committee is the

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Essay Contest: How can we improve Canada’s fresh water?

Are you a high school student (Grades 8–11) in Canada, who is interested in saving our fresh water supplies? IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) wants to hear from you! The world’s leading whole-lake freshwater experimentation site is asking you to come up with science-based solutions for Canada’s bodies of fresh water. Canada is home to 20 per

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