Waste Management

Good Question: What's Recyclable?Estimates range from 2% to 10% of what people consider residential recycling can’t be recycled. Plastic bags, like those from grocery stores, are the number one culprit. Ziploc, bread and newspaper bags also fall in that category.
MN's Garbage Trucks Becoming More Clean, GreenWhen trash collection day comes to your neighborhood, you just might notice a difference in the sight, sound and smell of the trucks.
Man Killed In Garbage Truck AccidentA 53-year-old Waste Management worker died when he was struck by a garbage truck Thursday morning, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.
Fire Damages Waste Management Facility In West MetroFirefighters from five departments fought back flames at a waste management facility in Carver County overnight, according to authorities.
2 Trash Carriers Offer Expanded Recycling OptionsWith so many different kinds of plastic, it's tough to tell which ones you can recycle, but two recycling companies will soon make it easier by accepting more of your plastic products.