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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 […]

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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.

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The holiday season is going to look very different this year. While we may not be able to celebrate in the way we normally do, still be mindful of what items you choose to use and what lasting effects it will have on the environment. Here are some things to keep in mind as you […]

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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.

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

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Yup, you read that right, we made an APP!

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Contamination in the blue bin is an ongoing issue at the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Manitoba. Contamination can mean a variety of things, such as:

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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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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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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.

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