The proposed ban on plastic foam containers in Minneapolis restaurants may give some residents a sense of déjà vu. It should.
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Hennepin County has given the city of Minneapolis until the end of the year to institute a residential composting program. The county wants the city to start collecting food waste and composting it, similar to the way it collects recycling. County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin said the deadline will motivate the city to move quickly. “There’s Read more →
Minneapolis residents are recycling 58 percent more garbage now that they don’t have to sort paper from cardboard and cans from bottles. In June, the city finished rolling out its new “single-sort”system, which allows all recyclable items to go into the same receptacle. The result: In July alone, the city saved an additional 894 tons Read more →