Winnipeg Recycling Tips For the Holiday’s

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – With all that wrapping what can be recycled and what can’t be? The City of Winnipeg provided a list of items that are not recyclable.

The items below do not belong in your recycling:

  • Ribbon and wrapping paper
  • Foam packaging (Styrofoam)
  • Gift bags
  • Plastic bags
  • Christmas lights, light strands
  • Toys
  • Disposable cutlery and dishes
  • Here are items that you can put in your recycling:

  • Empty cardboard gift boxes
  • Paper greeting cards (without foam, glitter, glue or other non-paper items attached)
  • Rigid plastic packaging (remove and recycle cardboard inserts)
  • Empty food and beverage containers
  • Extra recycling can be taken to any 4R Winnipeg Depot or community recycling location for free. Extra garbage can only be taken to the 4R Winnipeg Depot at 1777 Brady Rd., for a fee. People can also call 311 to arrange a special pickup of garbage, for a fee.

    You can find more details what can and cannot be recycled, click here.

    Don’t forget, there is no collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day.