ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

RECYCLING

Hubbard County, along with nine other counties, is applying for Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. . It’s funded through $275 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
The head of the pilot program in Otter Tail County said people "have a hunger" to make a difference in keeping food waste out of landfills.
Especially during the holiday season, the Hubbard County Solid Waste Department encourages residents, friends and family to rethink before buying, reuse items to help reduce waste and recycle properly.
County Solid Waste Administrator Josh Holte proposed a 27% increase in the residential assessment and 18% for commercial properties.

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Headlines
The clean-up cost for this latest fire is still to be determined.
Deer and other wild game carcasses do not go in the bagged garbage or any other recycling containers.
Park Rapids and Nevis Lions Clubs Area that set up collection sites for plastic bags last year are seeing the rewards of their efforts to help save the earth.
Hubbard County has welcomed two Minnesota GreenCorps members in the past. Members spend a year of service addressing critical environmental issues, while gaining valuable experience and job skills.
There are many ways to celebrate and honor Earth Day.
This guest commentary is written by Josh Holte, Hubbard County Solid Waste Administrator.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT