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 […]
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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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.