Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Faced with less than three weeks to make Stillwater’s iconic Lumberjack Days Festival be low-waste, a scrappy Stillwater team finds a way to succeed
Thanks to Washington County funding and the Stillwater Independent Business Alliance, this community has come up with a very local approach to improving waste management.
By leaving concerned citizens outside the process, cities risk squandering a valuable resource that could enhance and enrich their policies. Sometimes it takes an outsider to point it out.
I like to think that I’m a good steward of our natural resources here in Minnesota and my carbon footprint is small.
Across Minnesota, communities are finding ways to advance sustainability goals. But, is there one right way to do it?
Have you experienced the difficulty of properly disposing organic or hazardous waste? Many in the metro have. Here’s a break-down of what waste collection woes look like to the average Minnesotan.
Once you start looking into how Minnesota pays for recycling programs you can see missing Solid Waste Tax dollars become incredibly important.
As Santa knows all too well, nearly everyone wants new electronics during the holiday season. Out with the old and in with the new, but what do you actually do with the old?
Garbage is not a fun thing to think about. It’s the phenomenon known as “out of sight, out of mind” and it is alive and well right here in Minnesota.