Press Releases


May 6, 2020 Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program – Update May 6, 2020

TSM has reached our Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program allotted budget for 2020 and is no longer accepting applications for this year.
Submissions received after this date will be considered for 2021.


May 2, 2020 The Tire Stewardship Manitoba 2019 Annual Report

The Tire Stewardship Manitoba 2019 Annual Report is now available.

2019 Annual Report

TSM’s key achievement for 2019 was recycling 17,835 tonnes of discarded tires and tubes into tire-derived aggregate, crumb rubber, blast mats, moulded and other products. Virtually all discarded tires and tubes, 13 kilograms of material for every Manitoban, continue to be collected and recycled annually in the province for a diversion rate of 86%.

Other notable achievements for 2019 include:

  • Awarding three scholarships of $3,000 each to deserving students studying environmental sciences at a Manitoba university.
  • $111,671 awarded for 12 Community Demonstration and Innovation Grants that used recycled tire products made from recycled Manitoba tires in community and applied research projects.
  • Over 60 full-time tire recycling jobs and over $8 million in direct economic activity.
  • TSM’s Be Tire Smart Community Relations Team attended 12 community events that attracted over 139,200 people in 2019.

April 3, 2020 COVID-19

Tire Retailers who may have questions or require assistance regarding remittances email info@tsmb.ca to inquire further.


March 19, 2020 PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE

Tire Stewardship Manitoba Office

Closed to Public Entry*

*Deliveries please slide under door or knock for someone to accept your parcel. All other business to be conducted by telephone or email.

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE


January 20, 2020 CATRA statement regarding an article by The Canadian Press

CATRA issued a statement regarding an article by The Canadian Press which discussed the tire recycling industry. We proudly support Canada’s tire recycling industry, which recycles 450,000 tonnes of end-of-life tires annually for a diversion rate exceeding 100%!   READ MORE