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Sector: Waste & recycling

These are organizations, institutions, businesses, or communities who are active in climate change as

  • educators - teaching people about climate change
  • funders - providing funds for GHG reduction projects
  • implementers - reducing their own GHG emissions
  • researchers - expanding our understanding of climate change

They are engaged in the disposal, repurposing, renewal, or recycling of material in a manner that reduces overall greenhouse gas emissions.

Click a link below to learn more about that organization, institution, business, or community.

Name Summary
Bio-Terre Systems Inc Low temp anaerobic digestion and co-generation systems for converting methane from hog manure to energy
Buffalo Point First Nation Awarded Hydro's Spirit of the Earth Award for establishing a recycling program with three community depots
Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) A not-for-profit association of beverage manufacturers. Goal: recycling 75% of all Manitoba beverage containers
Earthbound Environmental Environmental consulting firm provides integrated waste management services to public and private sectors
Eastman Recycling Services Provides residential and commercial recycling in Steinbach and southeast Manitoba communities
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store Building supply stores that accept and sell building materials that would have otherwise headed for landfills
Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC) Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
Manitoba Association of Regional Recyclers (MARR) Networking and support group for Manitoba recycling organizations with each other, government, and industry
Manitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC) Administers Manitoba's 2 cent per beverage container Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) levy
Manitoba Water Stewardship Some Conservation Districts work on manure management and other programs to protect water
Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) Industry-funded, non-profit organization operating a recycling program for packaging and printed paper
Thompson Recycling Centre (TRC) Residential and business recycling, building material recycling, coordinates hazardous waste drop-off days
Tire Stewardship Manitoba A not-for-profit organization managing the scrap tire recycling program on behalf of tire retailers in Manitoba
University of Manitoba - Recycling Group (UMREG) Aims to reduce environmental impact of the University of Manitoba