• Made for Manitoba Holiday Recycling Guide

    Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) has developed a holiday recycling guide Manitobans can follow so they know what they can and can’t recycle this holiday season. The guide was developed as an easy to understand graphic with examples of common items that can be recycled, reused, donated, taken to a depot or other drop-off location. Read More…

  • Why Packaging Matters

    Have you ever wondered why toys are packaged the way they are? Or why certain foods come prepackaged in plastic? To the average consumer this extra packaging may seem unnecessary, but for companies, having proper packaging is a way to ensure their products reach the final destination in one piece and not damaged. Read More…

  • Recycling Week in Manitoba!

    Today is the first day of Waste Reduction Week, and the first day of Recycling Week in Manitoba! Read More…

  • We made an app!

    Yup, you read that right, we made an APP! Read More…

  • Contamination in the Blue Bin

    Contamination in the blue bin is an ongoing issue at the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Manitoba. These are the most common causes of contamination in the blue bin: Read More…

  • Five Places to Bring a Reusable Bag

    Reusable bags are a great way to reduce the amount of plastic bags we use on an everyday basis while we’re out and about. Here are five places to bring a reusable bag, for those times when you need an extra hand.


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  • What is a Circular Economy?

    MMSM and our stakeholders are committed to moving toward a circular economy. But what is a circular economy? This is where products and packaging are designed so resources can be reused and reinvested in new products.

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  • Bag Up MB Challenge Update

    Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) and Take Pride Winnipeg! have made the difficult decision to put the Bag Up Manitoba Challenge on hold for 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read More…

  • Cheers to Ten Years!

    We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary as an organization! Residential recycling in Manitoba has come a long way in the past 10 years and we want to celebrate our accomplishments. Read More…

  • Finding Our New Normal

    As the COVID-19 situation progresses, all of our staff have transitioned to working from home and are finding their new ‘normal’ during these uncertain times. Read More…



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