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Good Question: Why Do We Use So Much Plastic?

On Tuesday, California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags like the ones used in Target and grocery stores across the country. The plastic bags will be phased out over the next two years, but people can still use them for vegetables and meats. Paper bags will cost 10 cents while reusable bags will be free to use.

09/30/2014

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Minn. Recycler Taking Old Holiday Lights

If you’re one of many Minnesotans replacing traditional holiday lights with energy-efficient LEDs and wondering what to do with all those old jumbled cords, the answer might be at your local hardware store.

11/29/2013

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Program Allows Parents To Recycle Child Safety Seats

Parents know how fast their kids grow. So when they grow up, what do you do with their old car seats?

09/07/2011

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Minnesotans Urged To Recycle Holiday Lights

When it’s time to take down those holiday decorations, you can recycle those lights that no longer work.

12/27/2010

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Minn. Cities Urge Recycling Of Old Holiday Lights

The City of New Ulm is helping residents dispose of one of the most under-recycled holiday products — Christmas lights.

12/18/2010

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