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September 23, 2018
Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Bloomberg photo by Bess Adler.
Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
September 23, 2018 - 8:30am
September 2, 2018
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 15, 2018
Instead of using a disposable drink cup, bring your own reusable to-go cup, or dine i. Washington Post illustration by Alla Dreyvitser.
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
July 15, 2018 - 9:55am
July 1, 2018
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 12, 2018
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With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
April 20, 2018
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A plastic bag lies on the ground Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County landfill in rural New London. The county recycling program is launching an initiative this year to encourage people to give plastic a pass and reach for reusable cloth bags instead.
Recycling campaign to focus on plastic bag reduction in Kandiyohi County
April 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
March 29, 2018
Letter: Recycle a marker and help the planet
March 29, 2018 - 3:00am
Letter: Your Crayola markers can be recycled
March 29, 2018 - 3:00am
March 26, 2018
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Elijah Gomez, left, and Martin Bravo put on their reflective vests before riding in the recycling pickup truck at Kandiyohi County Community Services in Willmar. Multiple trucks take nonviolent offenders who volunteer with the program to pick up recycling at locations throughout the Willmar and Atwater button
From service to freedom: Inmates can shorten jail term by serving community
March 26, 2018 - 5:09pm
April 22, 2014
Jay Baker, who supervises Kandiyohi County’s recycling and household hazardous waste program, stands in front of bales of aluminum cans Monday at the center. Today is Earth Day and all this week the county is offering a bonus of 5 cents per pound for aluminum cans. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Kandiyohi County reduces carbon footprint, increases recycled aluminum revenue with new baler
April 22, 2014 - 5:00am
March 31, 2014
A West Central Sanitation truck is shown Tuesday in Willmar. The business recently secured a five-year contract to be the waste and recycling hauler for the city of Mankato. The city of North Mankato will consider the Willmar company’s bid next month. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
West Central Sanitation expands to Mankato with a new contract
March 31, 2014 - 7:30am
March 15, 2014
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
March 15, 2014 - 7:00am
February 17, 2014
Workers begin the separation of paper and plastic, bottles and cans early in the cycle on a conveyor belt Tuesday at Tennis Sanitation in St. Paul Park. There is a proposal to charge 10 cents per can and bottle purchased. Recycling companies are opposed to this legislation.  (Pioneer Press/John Doman)
Would 10-cent deposit boost recycling, or crush recycling businesses? Groups are split
February 17, 2014 - 6:00am
November 19, 2013
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
November 19, 2013 - 11:25pm