The Mobius Loop, or the recycling triangle, is known internationally as the universal recycling symbol. In Manitoba, when you see this symbol on your packaging, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s recyclable. Instead, it’s more important to focus on what materials your municipality does and does not accept in the blue bin.
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Don’t worry, we’re not going too far. We’re moving from our current office at 283 Bannatyne Avenue in the Exchange District to a few blocks over at 259 Portage Avenue.
What is Contamination? In terms of recycling, contamination is anything that is not accepted in your residential recycling program. This can mean a variety of things and can vary depending on where you live:
Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) in partnership with the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) and its Recycle Everywhere program are pleased to announce Bloodvein First Nation as the winner of the 2018 Northern and First Nations Community Clean-up.
Happy National Thrift Shop Day! Thrift stores are a great way to give life to your old clothes and find something new. Clothing and textiles aren’t accepted in your blue bin, but they are recyclable in other places.
Happy 7-11 Day! It’s a great day to be a Manitoban. Our province has been named the Slurpee capital of the world for the 19th year in a row! There’s an official sign on the corner of Rouge Rd and Byrd Ave in Winnipeg to prove it.
Join us on July 26 at Shaw Park to cheer on your Winnipeg Goldeyes! Before the game begins, we’ll be collecting plastic bags on the Goldeyes Promenade for our Bag it Forward program with Winnipeg Harvest.
Canada Day is coming up soon, and we want to remind all Manitobans to recycle over the long weekend.
Many of you have reached out to us recently regarding the cleanliness of your containers. There is no one-sized fits all answer for this question but we hope we can clarify a few things.