Taking a Look at Minnesota’s Recycling Rates

The beginning of session has triggered articles across the state about recycling rates and what some legislators would like to do to improve them.  Sen. Katie Sieben plans to revive a container deposit bill.  Here is what she was quoted saying about a container deposit on Minnesota Public Radio’s website, “I think it’s more an issue that relates to helping legislators see that it will increase recycling, not hurt, and indeed help in some cases with job growth, and be beneficial for the environment, too,”.

Read the full articles:

Lagging recycling rates concern Minnesota lawmakers
Minnesota Public Radio
Jan. 7,  2013
by Stephaine Hemphill

Our View: Minnesota recycling falling behind
The Mankato Free Press
Jan. 14, 2013

Minnesota looks to regain recycling lead
WDAY News Channel 6
Jan. 16, 2012
by Andrea Hubbell

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