Dumpster diving may not be your cup of tea. However, staff at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency found a wealth of information by digging in our trash.
Anoka County is continuing its efforts to boost recycling in its municipalities to meet state targets.
The Coon Rapids Recycling Center will be increasing its hours of operation in the new year.
An ordinance revising some requirements for waste and recycling materials collection was adopted by the Coon Rapids City Council Nov. 6.
Anoka County wants to boost non-residential recycling in the county, specifically by the business community.
Anoka County residents recycled nearly 34,000 tons of materials in 2012, exceeding their goal by 14 percent.
In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 21-27), Anoka Lions Club members Art Schlenker and Vicki Violet were presented with a $300 donation from the city of Anoka’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Board (WRRB) members at the club’s April 23 meeting.
The Coon Rapids Recycling Center will be recycling appliances and electronics every Saturday, beginning Jan. 19.