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Happy New Year! Most people associate the New Year with a new, fresh start. Netflix launched “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” on January 1st and since then, the tidying craze has begun. Many of us have started to use the KonMari method as a way to clean up our home. Here are some tips on […]

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As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for your recycling efforts over the past year. Manitoba continues to move forward as a leader in recycling, and we couldn’t have done it without your help!

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Make your white Christmas “greener” by following some of these environmentally friendly holiday season tips!

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The Mobius Loop, or the recycling triangle, is known internationally as the universal recycling symbol. In Manitoba, when you see this symbol on your packaging, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s recyclable. Instead, it’s more important to focus on what materials your municipality does and does not accept in the blue bin.

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Don’t worry, we’re not going too far. We’re moving from our current office at 283 Bannatyne Avenue in the Exchange District to a few blocks over at 259 Portage Avenue.

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What is Contamination? In terms of recycling, contamination is anything that is not accepted in your residential recycling program. This can mean a variety of things and can vary depending on where you live:

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Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) in partnership with the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) and its Recycle Everywhere program are pleased to announce Bloodvein First Nation as the winner of the 2018 Northern and First Nations Community Clean-up.

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Happy National Thrift Shop Day! Thrift stores are a great way to give life to your old clothes and find something new. Clothing and textiles aren’t accepted in your blue bin, but they are recyclable in other places.

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Happy 7-11 Day! It’s a great day to be a Manitoban. Our province has been named the Slurpee capital of the world for the 19th year in a row! There’s an official sign on the corner of Rouge Rd and Byrd Ave in Winnipeg to prove it. 

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Join us on July 26 at Shaw Park to cheer on your Winnipeg Goldeyes! Before the game begins, we’ll be collecting plastic bags on the Goldeyes Promenade for our Bag it Forward program with Winnipeg Harvest.

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