2021 Manitoba Recycling & Waste Reduction Forum
Agenda: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park (1405 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB)



Registration opens (Canad Inns Polo Park – Ambassador 4)

*Coffee, juices and pastries will be available


Welcome and Opening Remarks




(15 min break will occur sometime around mid-morning)

Training: Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Training for 4R Facility Operators


Any person handling a hazardous waste in Manitoba must be trained.  Training includes:

•      Classification

•      Shipping names

•      Shipping document

•      Safety marks

•      Means of containment

•      Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP)

•      Safe Handling of Dangerous Goods

•      Proper Use of Equipment used to handle Dangerous Goods

•      Emergency Measures


This course will cover these requirements with a focus on hazardous wastes typically handled at 4R Recycling Facilities in Manitoba.


Lunch (Canad Inns Polo Park – Ambassador 4)


Bus sign in and loading

*Bus will depart from Canad Inns at ~12:15pm


12:15pm to 4:00pm

Material Packing Demonstration Workshop for 4R Facility Operators

Participants will travel by bus to take part in this workshop. It will be held at Secure Energy/Tervita facility and will include hands-on demonstration on how to pack various material – lead acid batteries, electronics, HHW, Used Oil Products.  Key program experts will be on hand to demonstrate how to properly pack the various types and classes of material using approved means of containment.


Bus is scheduled to return participants to Canad Inns at approximately 4:30pm (will depend on traffic)