Manitoba has made great strides to prevent and recycle waste. Municipalities, industries, businesses, institutions and the public have all embraced waste prevention and recycling, helping to reduce the amount of solid waste going to landfill. Despite our efforts, there is still much work to be done to make Manitoba a national leader in recycling and waste management practices.
This discussion paper proposes, for feedback, approaches and actions that will ensure continued environmental protection in the following priority areas while bolstering Manitoba’s green economy:
The actions proposed in this document will help produce the following key outcomes:
Your feedback is critical to achieving these outcomes. All Manitobans will have the opportunity to provide input into this plan. We welcome your ideas, suggestions and feedback on plan priorities and options for action. Send your suggestions and comments about this discussion paper using the comment form or to the address below by March 20, 2015. Options for action are suggested to help focus your comments.