Jay Baker, director of Kandiyohi County's recycling program, shows samples of the new type of plastic containers that will be accepted at the recycling center, starting April 1. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Plastic recycling expanding
The whipped topping containers, ice cream pails and yogurt, cottage cheese and margarine tubs that have been crowding kitchen cupboards -- and the Kandiyohi County landfill -- will now be accepted at the county's recycling center.
Starting April 1 the county will expand its plastics recycling program to include nearly all plastics that contained food.
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