Minnesota Beverage Association

Will Container Deposits Encourage More Recycling?Minnesota's recycling rate is among the highest in the country. But that’s not saying a lot when you consider that at 47 percent, less than half of all residents are chipping in.
Official Says Pop Targeted Unfairly In Food Stamp CaseMinneapolis Mayor RT Rybak is among 17 other big city mayors, including those of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, reviving a push prohibiting the use of food stamps to buy pop and other sugary drinks.