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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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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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