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Take back the paper

May 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Volunteers at a Dickinson Press paper recycling event were impressed with the number of people who participated in the paper drop-off in March. That’s why we are doing it again. Continue Reading

Supporting education one nickel at a time (with video)

April 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON With a quick twist that takes a split-second, recycling maintenance workers at the Murray County Recycling Center are raising money for the Murray County Central Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program, one nickel at a time. Continue Reading

Spicer elevator to be razed and recycled

January 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER A grain elevator that had once been a vital part of Spicer’s agricultural economy and skyline is being razed and recycled.
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Don’t toss: Recycle holiday lights

November 16, 2011 in DL-Online

Becker County Environmental Services and Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) announces the 3rd annual launch of “Recycle Your Holidays,” the one and only statewide holiday light recycling program starting just in time for America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, and lasting throughout the holiday season. Continue Reading

Cartons will be accepted at Kandiyohi County recycling program

October 27, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMR Starting Nov. 15 milk cartons, juice boxes and wine boxes can be recycled in Kandiyohi County.
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Atwater, Minn., family seeks professional help to simplify their home, lives

June 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Walking past a spick-and-span kitchen to a beautifully decorated living room, it’s hard to imagine that Rhonda and Kevin Christoffers have a problem that needs fixing.
“It’s in closets. It’s behind closed doors,” said Rhonda, frankly.
The problem is too much stuff that’s taking up too much space in the family’s lovely Atwater home. Continue Reading

Program helps schools raise money by collecting tennis shoes

March 12, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The 2011 EcoChallenge for Education is made available by “GreenSneakers” and is a free program to help Minnesota schools raise funds while helping environment. They can earn up to 50 cents a pound for all tennis shoes collected. Continue Reading

UND, UMC to recycle for a purpose

January 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UND and University of Minnesota-Crookston students will soon embark on a friendly competition with a purpose increasing recycling and reducing the amount of waste produced on campus. Continue Reading

Recycle your old holiday lights

November 16, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Ever wonder what to do with that balled up, tangled mess of holiday lights that don’t turn on? Continue Reading

New program offers Christmas lights recycling

November 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Every fall as families decorate porches and roofs with holiday lights, wads of tangled up strings of Christmas lights with burned out bulbs get thrown away. Instead of lighting up the neighborhood, miles of holiday lights end up buried in the landfill.
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