Do Recycle

  • Grocery bags – return to retailer
  • Empty bread and produce bags

Don’t Recycle

  • Used food or cling wrap
  • Prepackaged food bags, including frozen wrappers
  • Bio‐based or compostable bags
  • No film that has been painted or has excessive glue

Tips

  • Use plastic bags for  packing material
  • Use bags as trash can liners
  • Use them to pick up animal waste
  • Only take a bag when you really need it
  • Utilize reusable bags when shopping
  • Pack the bags as full as possible! Keep in mind that a plastic bag can hold up to 17 pounds of product – nearly 2,000 times its own weight
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What Can I Recycle

Learn what can be recycled in your community.

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What not to recycle

Learn what you cannot recycle in your community.

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How can I recycle more effectively?

Discover some helpful tips to improve recycling in your household.

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How can I reduce plastic bag use?

See how you can help Manitoba reduce single-use plastic bag use by 50%

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