• Holiday Recycling Tips

    Many of us are looking forward to the holidays, especially with being able to gather with our loved ones once again. We want to make recycling easy with our holiday recycling guide, as well as some tips to help make your holidays easier on the environment this year.

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  • Plastic Bag Recycling

    For many years, MMSM has encouraged consumers to use the 3Rs when it comes to plastic bags – reduce, reuse and recycle. Read more to learn why plastic bags aren’t accepted for recycling, and tips on what to do with the bags already in your home.

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  • Fall Recycling Guide

    Fall is here with the weather getting cooler and the leaves changing colour. We want to help you recycle right this season. Read on to find out what seasonal materials to put in your blue bin this Fall. Read More…

  • Back to Blue Bin Basics

    September is a time for many of us to get back into a routine after taking summer holidays and enjoying the warm weather. With getting back into a routine, it’s a good time to familiarize yourself with what can go in the blue bin, and what to do with items that don’t belong. Read More…

  • MMSM Favourite Summer Activities

    Not to brag, but we think that Manitoba has some of the best summers around. Here are some of our staff’s favourite outdoor, eco-friendly activities to do this time of year.

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  • Keep Cool and Recycle!

    As we explore our province this summer, we’re all going to need a drink or two to quench our thirst and stay hydrated. Here’s a reminder to recycle your beverage containers when you’re done with them. Most drink containers are accepted in your blue bin, but there are a few exceptions. Here are some things to keep in mind this summer.

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  • Top 10 Recyclepedia Items

    The Recyclepedia has been around for two years now and is the trusted source of recycling information for the province. While there are over 1,000 material listings in the Recyclepedia, some searches are more popular than others. Here’s the top 10 most searched items, and what to do with them.

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  • Can you recycle Styrofoam?

    Foam packaging, more commonly known as Styrofoam, is used in many kinds of packaging and miscellaneous items in our day-to-day lives. According to the Recyclepedia, Styrofoam is one of our top-searched materials, with more than 500 views on it this month alone! Read More…

  • Fact or Fiction?

    New year, new campaign!

    Each year, we run campaigns to educate the public about residential recycling and what can go into the blue bin. This year is no different. We want Manitobans to educate themselves about recycling with our new campaign – Fact or Fiction! Read More…

  • City of Winnipeg/MMSM Recyclepedia Partnership

    The City of Winnipeg recently upgraded their water and waste services from MyUtilityBill to MyUtility. Winnipeggers can now set up reminders for garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection day, report missed collection, and request large item pickups. Read More…



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