Robin Spencer flattens a box for recycling. Through recycling of paper, glass, metal and plastic, Rice Hospital diverts thousands of pounds of waste each year from the Kandiyohi County landfill. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Rice Hospital tackles waste reduction in ways big and small
WILLMAR -- Her hands clad in blue gloves, Robin Spencer, a medical technologist in the Rice Memorial Hospital laboratory, rinses a set of used glass vials, then places them in a recycling container next to the sink.
A few steps away stands a shredder for shredding and collecting paper for recycling.
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