Are you unknowingly contaminating your recycling? It’s your birthday! You pull a shirt out of the gift bag your aunt and uncle gave you. Trying your best to pretend you love it, you toss the bag aside. Your aunt stops you and says there’s something else in the bag. You look back inside. Hidden […]
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Have you ever seen a work of art that inspired you? Great art is more than something impressive to look at. It gets people thinking, learning, and motivated to take action on important issues. That’s why we teamed up with Take Pride Winnipeg once again for an eco-friendly fashion fest at Manitoba Eco-Awareness Day. The […]
Your blue bin is for printed paper and packaging. But what about bikes? Washing machines? Mattresses? Manitobans—admirably not wanting to waste—regularly ask us where they can recycle products like these that are damaged or no longer needed. It’s always best to reuse something before recycling it, so our go-to answers are to donate to second-hand […]
Is there a point to our weekly walks with our blue bins to the curbside? To remembering what we can and can’t recycle? Is it even making a difference? Yes, yes, and a big green YES. For Earth Day, let’s explore the various ways recycling protects our planet.
Working for a recycling organization, it’s an unwritten rule that our staff have to be passionate about recycling and the environment. In the spirit of Earth Month, we asked our staff to share tips on reducing waste in their everyday lives.
Our exciting new school contest starts today! What is Recyclepedia’s Remarkable Recycler? The Recyclepedia’s Remarkable Recycler is a new program we’re launching in partnership with Bell Media. We’re looking for students to show us how they creatively reduce, reuse, and recycle at school or at home. We want to know how kids are taking […]
In recent years, you may have heard that only 9 percent of plastic gets recycled. Wide misrepresentation of this statistic, among other reasons, has led many people to question whether the plastics they put in their blue bins are getting recycled. Some have even stopped recycling as a result, believing their recyclables (and their efforts) […]
February 18th is National Battery Day and Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) is partnering with Call2Recycle to raise awareness and remind Manitobans to properly recycle their batteries.
Make something beautiful with the materials in your blue bin. Fashion Fest is back, in partnership with Take Pride Winnipeg.