This bylaw governs the collection of solid waste, which includes but is not limited to garbage, recycling, compostable waste and non-collectible waste, from residential properties in Winnipeg. It requires that anyone who produces special waste, which may include hazardous waste, ensures it is taken to a facility designated for the disposal of special waste. Hazardous waste is defined using the Household Hazardous Material and Prescribed Material Stewardship Regulation MR 16/2010 and The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, CCSM c. D12.
This bylaw prohibits the discharge of liquid with a hydrocarbon concentration greater than 10mg/L, radioactive material, concentrated pesticides, and other substances into sewers. It also provides concentration limits for other chemical and substance discharge, including: arsenic, benzene, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, tetrachloroethane, 1,2-dichlorobenzene, DDT, lead, PCBs, PAHs, and xylenes (among others).
The purpose of this bylaw is to maximize the opportunity of members of the public to enjoy a wide range of recreational and leisure activities within City parks safely, comfortably and conveniently; as well as to minimize the risks of any activity in a park.
Part 6 of this bylaw concerns open air burning.
This bylaw restricts the application of the following pesticides: 2,4-D, Mecoprop, Dicamba, Glyphosate, and Carbaryl.
This bylaw prohibits the discharge of a variety of substances into any sewer at prescribed concentrations, including: arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, radioactive materials, and other hazardous waste. It also specifically prohibits carcinogenic waste from being dumped into sewers.
This bylaw relates to the handling and disposal of biomedical waste sharps. It requires that biomedical waste sharps to be stored in suitable containers and not to be mixed with other garbage.
This bylaw concerns the conditions of tattoo studios and the sterilization of equipment used within.
This bylaw dictates who and where incinerators can be constructed. It also places a limit on the particulate matter that can be emitted from an incinerator and states that the method of measurement is as approved by the Province of Manitoba.
This bylaw states that hazardous waste, radioactive waste, and other hazardous materials, is not eligible for collection by the City.