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Summer Student Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity

The Pas and Area Recycling Centre is seeking 1 student for summer employment.

July 4 – August 5, 2016

Job Description, under the direction of the Manager and Lead Hand, successful candidate will sort and bale recyclables, general yard maintenance and other duties as assigned

Requirements: Successful applicant must be a full time student returning to school in the fall

Please submit your resume and 3 references no later than June 10, 2016 @ 4:00 P.M. to the attention of:
Marj Greenwood, Manager
The Pas & Area Recycling Centre
Box 3748
The Pas, MB R9A 1S3
email: marggreenwood@xplornet.com

RECYCLING BASICS, RECYCLE MORE NOW!

PLASTICS BOTTLES & CONTAINERS
Jars, tubs, lids/caps, pails/buckets, flower pots, and #1 PET thermoform plastics including: clamshell containers, bakery trays and cake domes, deli containers and trays, fruit and vegetable containers and baskets, cups, tubs and lids.
Empty and rinse containers; labels are OK. Lids and caps can be recycled. No plastic wrap/bags or Styrofoam®/polystyrene.
NO PLASTIC BAGS!

GLASS JARS & BOTTLES
Unbroken glass jars and bottles only. No other kinds of glass. Lids can be recycled. Rinse and leave labels on.

CANS & FOIL PRODUCTS
Aluminum and bi-metal (steel/tin) food and beverage cans, aluminum foil products and empty non-hazardous aerosol cans.
Rinse cans and wipe foil. Attached lids are okay. No aerosol cans that contained automotive or hazardous products

MIXED PAPER AND CARDBOARD
Cardboard boxes, newspapers, magazines, cereal, snack food and pasta boxes, office paper, unwanted mail, shredded paper, milk/juice cartons, juice/drink boxes, frozen food boxes, fruit and produce boxes, and all other clean, dry paper, etc. Please do not place paper in plastic bags. Keep mixed paper items separate cardboard boxes when placing them out for recycling collection.

ELECTRONICS
Computers, Laptops, Monitors, Printers, Computer Accessories, TV’S, Stereos, Surround Systems, Personal or Portable Audio/Visual Systems, Vehicle Audio/Visual Systems, Home Theatre in a Box, Counter Top Microwaves, Land line Telephones, Home Audio/Visual Systems
Cell Phones, Household batteries, batteries from tools, Laptop Batteries, Car Batteries etc.

WE DO NOT RECYCLE
Household Garbage, Pampers, Wood, Paint, Styrofoam packaging material, Ceiling tiles, Window frames, staircases, shower curtains, leftover food, kitty litter, Plastic bags(grocery bags, garbage bags etc.)

VIOLATORS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE TOWN OF THE PAS, FOR PROSECUTION UNDER BY-LAW 4492, SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND WASTE DISPOSAL GROUNDS

Summer Student Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity
The Pas and Area Recycling Centre is seeking 1 student for summer employment.

July 6 – August 7, 2015

Job Description, under the direction of the Assistant Manager and Lead Hand, successful candidate will sort and bale recyclables, general yard maintenance and other duties as assigned

Requirements: Successful applicant must be a full time student returning to school in the fall

Please submit your resume and 3 references no later than June 19, 2015 @ 4:00 P.M. to the attention of:
Marj Greenwood, Assistant Manager
The Pas & Area Recycling Centre
Box 3748
The Pas, MB R9A 1S3
email: marggreenwood@xplornet.com

Recycling tips

Do you put your recycling in a garbage bag?? If you do can you please use clear bags, it has been brought to my attention that people are pulling off the black and orange bags, ripping them open looking for beer cans and leaving the recycling on the ground. This is causing a big mess and the wind has been blowing recycling all over. SO PLEASE USE CLEAR BAGS FOR YOUR RECYCLING!!!! THANK YOU

The Pas & Area Recycling Centre Weekly Trailer/Lot Report

We at the Recycle Centre hope you all had a Very Merry Christmas and Have a Happy New Year
I haven’t had a report for awhile as we have been busy here at the Recycling Centre
First I would like to Thank the Gentleman who came to the Recycling Centre and volunteered his time to help clean up at the trailers in town.
You have to bear with us, there are 6 of us here and 4 are down with the flu, even though they still came in to work.
Because of all the household and other garbage we are getting in and around the trailers, we are having a hard time to get empty totes to put on the trailers, so please do not leave your garbage for us to deal with. We also have to pay to have the town come pick it up and we are a non-profit organization that relies on funding to operate, so garbage is not in our budget.
Please note: we cannot recycle plastic grocery bags, Styrofoam packing/insulation, plastic packaging material, food waste, pampers, lawn cuttings or leaves, shoes or other clothing, tarps, house wrap, wood, old staircases, rugs, ceiling tiles, tissue paper, food napkins, oil rags, oil containers, insulin or any other kind of hypodermic needle these can be taken to The Pas Health Complex or you can get a pail designed for needles, you can talk to your Doctor regarding the pails. When these needles are placed in the recycling you are putting people’s lives in danger. When you put your fish offal or household waste in the recycling trailers the flies get in, so by the time it gets to the recycling centre it has maggots in it, this is not good for the people working at the centre. Please refrain from putting any household waste and/or fish offal on the trailers.
The back section of trailers with totes and the trailers that do not have totes are for corrugated cardboard only; please do not put any other recycling in with the corrugated cardboard.
We accept batteries, cell phones, computers and all computer components, televisions, land phones, stereos etc. These items can be dropped off at the Recycling Centre.

Trailer & Location Report
Town of The Pas – On the weekend there are 3 trailers located at the Town of The Pas Municipal Offices Lot, during the week there are 2 trailers here.
Visitor Information-During the week there are 2 trailers located at the Visitor Information parking lot
Wescana Inn-There are 2 trailers located behind the Wescana Inn in the parking lot
UCN- There is 1 trailer at the UCN parking lot off of Charlebois Ave
Bell Avenue- There is 1 trailer located at Bell Ave on the lot where Manitoba Hydro once had their office
Snack land- There is 1 trailer located in the lot next to Snack land convenience store
Hospital- 1 trailer located at the Hospital parking lot, this trailer is for hospital use
Waste Disposal Site- 1 trailer is located at the Town Waste Disposal Site
Kikiwak Inn-1 trailer located in the parking lot at the Kikiwak Inn
All trailers have household waste: food waste, pampers, plastic grocery bags, wood
Remember our workers have to sort through this stuff and believe me it is no fun to open a garbage bag with kitty litter or pampers or leftover food.
Remember to recycle.

Glass
Did you know…
• It takes one million years for a glass bottle to break down in a landfill.
• Recycled container glass is used to create new bottles and jars, fiberglass, and is used as
aggregate material in roads and sidewalks.
• If laid end to end, all the glass bottles collected in recycling programs in Canada would circle the equator four times.

Trailer Report November 1 – 15

The Pas & Area Recycling Centre
Weekly Trailer/Lot Report
Week of November 1 – 15
We at the Recycle Centre would like to thank everyone for recycling, and a big Thank you to those of you who take the time to pick up around the trailers. We really appreciate your help.
Please note: we cannot recycle plastic grocery bags, Styrofoam packing/insulation, plastic packaging material, food waste, pampers, lawn cuttings or leaves, shoes or other clothing, tarps, house wrap, tissue paper, food napkins, oil rags, oil containers, insulin or any other kind of hypodermic needle these can be taken to The Pas Health Complex or you can get a pail designed for needles, you can talk to your Doctor regarding the pails. When these needles are placed in the recycling you are putting people’s lives in danger. When you put your fish offal or household waste in the recycling trailers the flies get in, so by the time it gets to the recycling centre it has maggots in it, this is not good for the people working at the centre. Please refrain from putting any household waste and/or fish offal on the trailers.
The back section of trailers with totes and the trailers that do not have totes are for corrugated cardboard only; please do not put any other recycling in with the corrugated cardboard.
We accept batteries, cell phones, computers and all computer components, televisions, land phones, stereos etc. These items can be dropped off at the Recycling Centre.

Trailer & Location Report
Town of The Pas – On the weekend there are 3 trailers located at the Town of The Pas Municipal Offices Lot, during the week there are 2 trailers here.
Visitor Information-During the week there are 2 trailers located at the Visitor Information parking lot
Wescana Inn-There are 2 trailers located behind the Wescana Inn in the parking lot
UCN- There is 1 trailer at the UCN parking lot off of Charlebois Ave
Bell Avenue- There is 1 trailer located at Bell Ave on the lot where Manitoba Hydro once had their office
Snack land- There is 1 trailer located in the lot next to Snack land convenience store
Hospital- 1 trailer located at the Hospital parking lot, this trailer is for hospital use
Lot always clean, Styrofoam packaging, clothing found on trailer
Waste Disposal Site- 1 trailer is located at the Town Waste Disposal Site
Kikiwak Inn-1 trailer located in the parking lot at the Kikiwak Inn
All trailers have household waste: food waste, pampers, plastic grocery bags, wood. A kitten was even found on one trailer tapped up in a box!!!!
Remember our workers have to sort through this stuff and believe me it is no fun to open a garbage bag with kitty litter or pampers or leftover food.
Our truck is still broke down, we hope it will be repaired soon and we will be back up and operating on a schedule again.
Remember to recycle.

What Happens to the Stuff I Recycle?
Plastics
Did you know…
• Plastics take about 400 years to break down in a landfill.
• PET plastic bottles collected for recycling in BC are usually made into carpeting and fibrefill for pillows,
sleeping bags and ski jackets, but can also be made into t-shirts and fleeces, automotive parts, and
floor tiles!
• Most plastic containers have a code on the bottom that tells you what type of plastic it is.

Cormorant Wins 2014 Northern Community Clean-up

October 28, 2014
WINNIPEG, MB – Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) and its Recycle Everywhere program in partnership with Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) are proud to congratulate Cormorant as the winner of the 2014 Northern Community Clean-up.
The Northern Community Clean-up is now in its fourth year. This initiative was developed to increase recycling awareness and combat litter after a long winter in Northern Manitoba. Each community was provided with supplies including a Recycle Everywhere bin, participant t-shirts, gloves, bags to collect waste and recycling and a scale to weigh the material. Local volunteers were recruited and helped pick up garbage and recycling on the streets of their neighbourhood.
As the winner, Cormorant received $5000 to put towards a recycling initiative within their community. With these funds, every household in the community is receiving a recycling bin making recycling easier and more convenient than ever before. A celebratory barbeque was held on October 15 with over 125 community members, Community Council, clean-up volunteers and students in attendance. They were joined by representatives from MMSM and Recycle Everywhere to celebrate the accomplishment.
“We are very proud of all the participating Northern communities who have come together to help keep their communities clean while reducing waste and increasing recycling at the same time,” said Christa Rust, Program Manager of the CBCRA and its Recycle Everywhere program. “Recycle Everywhere will continue to support beverage container recycling initiatives in Northern Manitoba for years to come”.
This year there were 17 participating communities and over 1.3 tons of recyclable material was collected. The material was weighed and transported to the closest Material Recovery Facility (MRF) to be processed.
“This program has strengthened MMSM’s relationships with the participating communities who worked hard to clean-up their streets, and while doing so, learned about the benefits of recycling,” added Karen Melnychuk Executive Director, MMSM. “Congratulations to everyone involved”.
MMSM is an industry-funded, non-profit organization that operates province-wide residential recycling programs for packaging and printed paper, in accordance with the Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Regulation. Its goal is to promote the reduction, reuse and recycling of the materials managed in its program while increasing recovery rates.
Recycle Everywhere is Canada’s first permanent, province-wide away from home beverage container recycling program. The CBCRA implemented and operates the Recycle Everywhere program. Founded in 2010, CBCRA is a not-for-profit, industry-funded organization whose membership includes beverage brand owners and distributors. CBCRA is committed to reaching the government-mandated target of recovering 75% of beverage containers sold in Manitoba.
For further information contact:
Arielle Gurevich, Communications Manager
CBCRA/Recycle Everywhere
705-281 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S9
O: 204.942.2284 x104 C: 204.803.2181 E: agurevich@cbcra-acrcb.org
Sarah Wallace, Marketing and Communications Specialist
Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba
200-283 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3B2
O: 204.953.2012 C: 204.797.8365
E: swallace@stewardshipmanitoba.org