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Auditor finds state needs to improve recycling efforts

Auditor finds state needs to improve recycling efforts

The OLA released a report on recycling and waste management, finds need to focus more broadly on waste reduction, improve how it measures recycling rates, increase recycling by state agencies, give agencies more resources for developing markets for recycled products, and consider consumer incentives for recycling and waste reduction.Continue reading

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Recycling bill has business mandate

Outlet: Mankato Free Press By: Dan Linehan Published: May 11, 2014 New law expands recycling in Minnesota. Read more here…

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New state law means recycling bins head to work

Outlet: Star Tribune By: Josephine Marcotty Published: May 28, 2014 A new law passed the by 2014 legislature will require commercial operations to order bins and start recycling cans, bottles, and plastic. Additionally, this law will give the annual waste… Continue reading

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Minnesota needs a recycling jump-start

There’s no doubt that too much of our trash still goes to landfills instead of begin recycled. Continue reading

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Mary Gibbs: Thoughtful, Careful, and Courageous

Mary Gibbs: Thoughtful, Careful, and Courageous

Minnesota was a pioneer in our nation with the creation of a state park system to preserve the jewels of our landscape for the enjoyment of all its citizens.  This truly novel idea in the late 1800s came from leaders… Continue reading

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