Single Sort Recycling
The Minneapolis public works committee says residents are recycling at least a quarter more waste following a switch to single-sort recycling. A public works official said Tuesday the program has been well received by residents since the citywide rollout began in July 2013.
Recycling just got easier, and more inclusive, in St. Paul. Starting Monday, residents can put all recyclables into one bin for pickup. They can also recycle more plastics — things like produce and deli containers, yogurt cups, and shampoo bottles.
Minneapolis is using Earth Day to continue to roll more of its new single-sort recycling system.
The Minneapolis City Council has voted in favor of single-sort recycling.
The city of Minneapolis is testing a new way to recycle. A pilot program will evaluate whether the city should kick its sorting policies to the curb and opt for a method known as single sort recycling.