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Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl displays the new recycling logo to the county commissioners Tuesday the at their meeting in Willmar. Construction is underway of a new electronic sign to promote the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Renewed focus on recycling in Kandiyohi County

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WILLMAR — Every week for many years Jim Butterfield said he lugged four to five bags of garbage to the curb for haulers to take to the county landfill.


That changed drastically a few years ago when the Kandiyohi County Commissioner made a commitment to step up his recycling efforts.

Now, he and his wife barely generate one bag of garbage each week.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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