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Whether we like it or not, summer has ended and it’s time for everyone to head back to school. It’s also a great time of year to get your household back into a routine and to introduce new habits. Here are some tips on how to make your routine more eco-friendly and how to sustain […]

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Whether you like to plant flowers, vegetables or herbs, or work on projects in the yard, summer season is in full swing. But what do you do with the extra plastic and packaging once you’re done setting everything up? Here’s a list of items commonly used in the yard, and how you can recycle them […]

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We’ve teamed up with Earth Rangers for a new program geared toward Manitoba youth. We’re excited to be sponsoring their newest mission, R.A.W.R. (Rescue Animals While Recycling)!

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With spring here and the snow melting away, it’s hard to turn a blind eye to the litter and garbage that has been left behind. That’s why we’re encouraging you to get out and go plogging! If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a new activity where you pick up litter while out jogging. It […]

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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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