O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

Recycling Made Easier


Charlene Elyea, O'Brien County Naturalist speaking to the group in attendance at the Sutherland Library about recycling.

As refuse collection ups its game to make it easier for consumers to separate trash from recyclable materials, confusion and uncertainty restrain progress. In recent months large, wheeled bins have been distributed to homes and businesses that are supposed to be dedicated to recyclable products. These new bins are larger, even than the trash bins, are on wheels and can be collected by using the collection truck's automatic arm.

The purpose of improving recyclable collection is to reduce tonnage dumped into landfills. The goal is to reduce costs and increase benefits of every kind: monetary...

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