• Debunking Recycling Myths

    We’ll be the first to say it – the recycling industry is complex and is constantly changing. Because of this, the rules often change and there is a lot of misinformation about what gets recycled in the blue bin, or how recycling works in the province. Below, we debunk six myths about residential recycling and how the program works in Manitoba. Read More…

  • New 4R Waste Ambassador Program!

    We’ve partnered with the City of Brandon on a new project – the 4R Waste Ambassador Program! This new initiative is a three-year pilot project aimed at diverting more waste from landfill. The program is actively recruiting volunteer ambassadors. If you are passionate about the 4R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rethink – this opportunity is for you! Read More…

  • MMSM partners with the Canada Plastics Pact

    MMSM is excited to announce that we have joined more than 50 other organizations as a Partner of the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP). Our organization is committed to a building a circular economy and working with others to end plastic waste and pollution. Read More…

  • Battery Recycling

    Many of the items we use in our day-to-day lives are powered by batteries. While these small items make using technology easier and more convenient, they can be harmful to the environment if not disposed of properly. Be sure to recycle your batteries in the right place. Read More…

  • Winter Recycling Tips

    Winter in Manitoba comes with a whole other set of rules. Shovel your driveway and back lane so the snow doesn’t build up. Plug in your car so it will start in -40 C. Brush the snow off your car if it’s been sitting outside all night after a heavy snowfall. Sound familiar?

    Putting your recycling out for collection in the winter comes with a few more things to keep in mind as well. Here are some tips for the rest of the season. Read More…



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