Take Pride Winnipeg!, and Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba would like to thank everyone for making the 2010 Bag Up Manitoba — Plastic Bag Round-Up Challenge an absolute success.  The program has grown enormously, and for the first time, the program was expanded to schools throughout Southern Manitoba and also to Flin Flon.  The overwhelming response from schools across the province is evidence that students care – they care for their community, their province and their environment.

The Facts!

Total number of schools participating in the city of Winnipeg: 92
Total number of schools participating out side the city of Winnipeg: 41
Total number of bags collected: 475, 924

Schools were divided into categories based on location and student population to determine which schools would be awarded a Trex bench made out of recycled plastic bags.  Here are the schools that won benches!

William S. Patterson School (Clandeboye) – 19, 282 bags
Bernie Wolfe Community School (Winnipeg) – 17, 311 bags
Victor H.L. Wyatt School (Winnipeg) – 15, 070 bags
Chapman School (Winnipeg) – 14, 840 bags
Lord Nelson School (Winnipeg) – 11, 000 bags
Elwick Community School (Winnipeg) – 10, 023 bags
Brennan School (Newton) – 9, 719 bags
West St. Paul School (Winnipeg) – 9, 133 bags
Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary (Winnipeg) – 9, 076 bags
Daerwood School (Selkirk) – 7, 568 bags
La Verendrye School (Portage La Prairie) – 7, 567 bags
Ecole Ste. Anne Immersion (Ste. Anne) – 6, 913 bags
River Elm School (Winnipeg) – 6, 266 bags
Westview School (Winnipeg) – 5, 622 bags







Bag Up Manitoba: 200 000 bags. This is less than half of the total number of bags collected by schools across the province.

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