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April 13, 2019
Alan Vanderstad, facilities director at Park Rapids Area Schools, empties an organics recycling barrel from the Century School cafetorium into the new food composting container behind the school.
Century School students try hand at composting
April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
LET'S TALK TRASH: Register for county's new organics recycling program
March 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
December 12, 2018
Hubbard County addresses recycling quotes
December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2014
‘Henrietta Mall’ no longer open
March 19, 2014 - 10:08am
February 17, 2014
Workers begin the separation of paper and plastic, bottles and cans early in the cycle on a conveyor belt at Tennis Sanitation in St. Paul Park on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. There is a proposal to charge 10 cents per can and bottle purchased. Recycling companies are opposed to this legislation. (Pioneer Press: John Doman)
Environmental groups split on proposal for Minnesota recycling deposit boost
February 17, 2014 - 8:18am
January 5, 2013
Hubbard County residents are asked to bring recyclables to sheds located throughout the county instead of setting out items on the street once a month. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Curbside pickup of recyclables ends
January 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2012
A DAC client cuts fringe on one of the dozens of woven rugs the groups makes and sells at its stores. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
DAC requests 2 percent increase for recycling expenses
October 20, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2012
A Recycled Plastics Inc. worker used a computer navigated cutting machine to make parts for a customer. The company moved into this smaller building on its property after a March 14 fire destroyed the main building. Photo by Al Edenloff.
Recycled Plastics back in business
April 13, 2012 - 8:21am
December 24, 2011
Scavenging in the scrap metal has been an issue for county officials. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
County board debates solid waste fees, recycle bids
December 24, 2011 - 1:16pm
January 4, 2011
New Becker County Recycling and Solid Waste transfer facility opening Saturday, Jan. 8 in Osage
January 4, 2011 - 4:08pm
February 7, 2010
Matt Robbins recycles his pop cartons and other items each time he visits the South Side Transfer Station in Park Rapids. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Economy takes a toll on waste industry
February 7, 2010 - 8:20am
December 5, 2009
Bearly Used is one of the Developmental Achevement Center's successful recycling-retail enterprises. (Sarah Smith / Enterpise)
County renews recycling contract with DAC as prices, volumes decline
December 5, 2009 - 1:00pm