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How to compost at home: An easy way to be green

Workplaces aren’t generally the first place you think of for composting, but over the past two years, ACU has grown a successful green initiative thanks to a partnership with local organization, Compost Winnipeg. The green organization offers collection and compost services to a variety of locations — from cafés and offices to homes and multi-family […]

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How to set up a compost program at your office

How to set up a compost program at your office

In just under two years, ACU has composted over 5,000 kilograms of organic material at its Main Street head office thanks to a program partnership with Compost Winnipeg, which offers collection and compost services that can help fast-track a company’s success. For businesses looking to start a similar program, including offices, shops, restaurants and cafes, […]

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Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

40 per cent of your office’s waste could be saved from the landfill and redirected to an environmentally responsible composting program. How much of your office organics is your office currently throwing away? Chances are, a lot more than you even realize. Fortunately, there’s a local organization that can help companies fast-forward to a well-planned […]

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ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

Assiniboine Credit Union is committed to engaging in reconciliation. With this in mind, ACU employees who self-identify as Indigenous to Turtle Island (Indigenous name for North America) created ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle (ILC) with the goal of supporting our ongoing journey of reconciliation. Part of the ILC’s focus is to plan reconciliation events and initiatives for […]

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International Credit Union Day and Coop week

Why is a Co-op or Credit Union important? Why celebrate?

Throughout the year I’m occasionally asked why co-operatives are important or more specifically, why is a credit union important? Why celebrate Co-op Week or International Credit Union Day (ICU)? I’m probably asked this because I’ve been a member and an employee of Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) for little over 18 years, which is nearly 25% of […]

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ACU Grants help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions

Congratulations to ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

In the face of continuing demand on non-profit organizations, Assiniboine Credit Union introduced some changes to our community grants program this year. We considered that the best way we could use our grants budget to help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions to environmental concerns, and develop co-ops and social enterprises was to […]

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National Aboriginal Day Kevin Sitka

National Aboriginal Day

Today, from coast to coast to coast, we celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the Indigenous peoples of Canada including First Nations, Inuit, and Metis that make our country and our communities — and our credit union – richer places to live and work. In celebrating this day each year on […]

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