Grand Cites greening together along the Red River

April 22, 2012 at 4:00 am in Grand Forks Herald

Recycling grows by the tons in both citiesSeveral events across the region will focus on awareness and appreciation of the environment today to celebrate Earth Day, but East Grand Forks and Grand Forks residents increasingly are doing their part to lead greener lives throughout the year by recycling more of their trash, rather than having it hauled to a landfill to be buried under tons of dirt. Both communities have shown marked improvements in recent years in collecting for recycling aluminum, tin, glass, newspapers, cardboard, clothes and plastic, city officials said. Continue Reading