In 2009, at a Mennonite Church Canada national conference in Saskatoon, churches were asked to consider making a public statement for peace in their communities. The Hope Mennonite Church on Furby Street in Winnipeg responded by making a YouTube video to promote reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Shane Johnston is the co-owner and general manager of Dollar Wise Quality Cleaners. This is not your ordinary dry cleaner and he is not your ordinary general manager. Shane has changed his company to make it as green as it can be.
In 2008, Dollar Wise became Winnipeg’s only environmentally focused dry cleaning and laundry service.
If you have taken steps to fight climate change we want to hear about it.
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FRESH (Focus on Real-life Environmental Stories from Here)
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