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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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We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary as an organization! Residential recycling in Manitoba has come a long way in the past 10 years and we want to celebrate our accomplishments.

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As the COVID-19 situation progresses, all of our staff have transitioned to working from home and are finding their new ‘normal’ during these uncertain times.

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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask that medical items such as gloves, masks, sanitizing wipes and facial tissues not be put in your recycling bins.

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We launched the Recyclepedia on our website this past week. So far, the response and feedback from residents and consumers has been great! We’re happy that Manitobans are putting the tool to use in their everyday lives.

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Your household blue bin accepts various types of packaging and printed paper such as plastic bottles, flyers, cardboard and laundry detergent bottles. But what do you do with the other items that don’t belong in your blue bin? Here are some resources  that will help you dispose of your materials in the right place.

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We finished off our 2019 MMSM Bag Up Manitoba Challenge with 166 schools participating across the province. Over the month of October, they collected over 1.2 million plastic bags for recycling!

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As we kick-off the holidays, it’s important to keep the environment in mind. Whether you’re attending holiday parties or shopping for presents, here’s a list of ways to be more eco-friendly this season.

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As market conditions change, what items are accepted in your blue bin can change over time. However, how you prepare your recyclables for collection should stay the same. Here’s a list of recycling do’s and don’ts.  

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Whether we like it or not, summer has ended and it’s time for everyone to head back to school. It’s also a great time of year to get your household back into a routine and to introduce new habits. Here are some tips on how to make your routine more eco-friendly and how to sustain […]

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