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Manitobans to pay less for recycling tires

Tire Stewardship Manitoba (TSM) announced today that the eco-fee for tire recycling charged on the sale of new passenger, light truck, motorcycle, ATV and other small tires sold in Manitoba will be reduced from $4.50 to $4.00 effective January 1st, 2013. The eco-fee rates on all other tires will remain unchanged.

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BE TIRE SMART CAMPAIGN AUGUST EVENTS

Upcoming events for Tire Stewardship:

August 11, 2012 Portage Potato Festival
August 12, 2012 Chinatown Street Festival, Winnipeg
August 14, 2012 Kleefeld Market
August 15, 2012 St. Vital Agricultural Society, St. Vital Centennial Arena, 580 St. Anne’s Road (at Meadowood)
August 18, 2012 Stonewall Quarry Days
August 17, 2010 River Heights Community Centre farmer’s market
August 18-19, 2012 Winnipeg BBQ and Blues Festival
August 22, 2012 Assiniboia Downs Race Track
August 24-26, 2012 Morden Corn and Apple Festival

Our Be Tire Smart Campaign is underway! (Click the link for more details)

Take our survey at one of our upcoming events and BE ENTERED TO WIN 4 NEW TIRES (link)!

Community Grants now $20,000

The Tire Stewardship Manitoba (TSM) Community Demonstration Grant Program has raised the amount of matching funds available for the use of recycled tire products made from Manitoba tires in projects delivered by local governments, community and youth groups, Aboriginal organizations, and First Nation communities. Eligible applicants (communities and non-profit organizations) may now receive onetime matching grants up to $20,000 to use and benefit from a wide range of recycled tire products.

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Be Tire Smart Campaign July Events

Our Be Tire Smart Campaign is underway! (Click the link for more details)

Take our survey at one of our upcoming events and BE ENTERED TO WIN 4 NEW TIRES (link)!

Upcoming events for Tire Stewardship:

July 1 Assiniboia Downs
July 7 Teulon 50th Anniversary Western Weekend
July 8 Gimli Show and Shine
July 10 Kleefeld Market
July 12 -14 Carmen Country Fair
July 19-22 Morris Stampede and Exhibition
July 28-29 Altona Sunflower Festival

Be Tire Smart Campaign is underway!

Our Be Tire Smart Campaign is underway! (Click the link for more details)

Take our survey at one of our upcoming events and BE ENTERED TO WIN 4 NEW TIRES (link)!

Upcoming events for Tire Stewardship:

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Community Demontration Grant Press Release

Community Demonstration Grant Press Release (PDF) <DOWNLOAD

Be Tire Smart Campaign Launched

TSM Program Plan Press Release

TSM Program Plan Press Release (Jan. 31, 2011)

TSM Announces Program Plan Consultation

Dated: Nov. 15, 2010

TSM is requesting all Manitobans to review  the DRAFTED TIRE STEWARDSHIP MANITOBA 2012-2016 PROGRAM PLAN and provide us with your valuable input toward the development of the program plan (EMAIL COMMENTS). TSM must receive all comments before March 1, 2011 in order to allow time for making changes, should any amendments to the current draft plan be required. After receiving all stakeholders valuable input and making any required changes to the program plan, TSM will submit the plan by May 1, 2011 to the Minister of Conservation for approval.

TSM COMMUNITY GRANT

TSM COMMUNITY GRANT MEDIA RELEASE (PDF)