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Garbage and Recycling Master Plan

On June 23, 2010, City Council asked the Public Service to prepare a comprehensive waste management plan for the entire city to increase our waste diversion rate to 50% or more by reducing household garbage and significantly increasing household recycling.

More than 2,500 Winnipeggers participated in nine months of city-wide public consultations in 2011 to help develop Winnipeg's new recycling and garbage services.

City Council approved the master plan on October 19, 2011. To view the master plan, visit

Effective the first week of October 2012, all single-family properties receive the following collection services.

Last updated: August 14, 2018