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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.

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.

Open for Essential In-Person Business Only

Tire Stewardship Manitoba Office

Open for Essential In-Person Business Only*

  • All other business to be conducted by telephone or email.
  • Only one visitor permitted at a time.
  • When entering please remain in waiting area until greeted by staff.

OFFICE OPEN

COVID-19

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

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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.

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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

Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program – Update August 27, 2019

TSM has reached our Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program allotted budget for 2019 and is no longer accepting applications for this year.

Submissions received after this date will be considered for 2020.

Recycle My Cell 2018 Earth Month Challenge

Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association organizes a cell phone recovery contest for schools across Canada. Registration is currently open, and the Challenge will run the month of April. The grand prize in each province is $500, and schools are also eligible for participation prizes (full details are available on http://www.recyclemycell.ca/earthmonthchallenge).

2017–2021 Program Plan Consultation

The 2017-2021 program plan consultation period is now closed. Thank you for responding!

We will be posting the new 2017 – 2021 program plan on May 1st, 2016 along with all stakeholder comments.

Tire Recycle High School Athletes of the Week

URBAN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is Bryce Edwards of the Miles Macdonell Buckeyes volleyball team.
This 5’9” libero is currently passing a 2.4 average for the Buckeyes. He was named to the All-Star team of the University of Winnipeg and Queen’s University tournaments, and also helped his team win the University of Manitoba tournament.  Coach Tim Au states, “Bryce is a hard working athlete who intangible qualities make him a pleasure to coach. His teammates look up to him and are inspired by his work ethic in every game and practice”.

This grade 12 student maintains an 85% average, while also participating in hockey.
MHSAA’s Full article.

TRI-STAR RURAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

The Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Lauren Wiebe of the Niverville Panthers soccer team.
This 5’7” striker has helped lead the Panthers to 3 victories and a tie in their last four games.  In those four games she has scored 11 goals and was named Player of the Game twice. Coach Gerald Negrave states, “Lauren believes in community and team work in all she does. Throughout her athletics or in her role as Student Council President, Lauren gives of her time and works to bring out the best in those around her. A true team player”.

This grade 12 student maintains a 93% average, while also participating in volleyball and badminton.
MHSAA’s Full article