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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Earth Day: St. Cloud Residents Embracing Single-Sort Recycling

St. Cloud residents are embracing the single-sort recycling system. City spokesman Dan Legatt says, "in 2013 we collected 3,400 tons of recycling, and in 2014 it was our first full year of the system and we collected close to 4,000 tons of recycling.

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tamburix,flickr
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Discarded Christmas Tree Collection Information

Collection crews will be picking up your discarded Christmas trees on each of the next two Mondays.

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St. Cloud Garbage Truck
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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New Year’s Holiday Will Not Affect City’s Garbage Pickup

The start of the new year tomorrow (Thursday) will not have an effect on garbage and recycling pickup for St. Cloud.

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St. Cloud Garbage Truck
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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GARBAGE AND RECYCLING WILL NOT BE PICKED UP ON CHRISTMAS DAY

You may have to wait to discard your wrapping paper and uneaten fruitcake tomorrow (Thusday).

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Ashli Gerdes, WJON News
Ashli Gerdes, WJON News
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Stearns County Offers Pesticide Container Drop-Off Sites

Stearns County is working to get empty pesticide containers recycled and out of the hands of farmers and businesses.

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St. Cloud Compost Site To Be Closed For the Fourth

St. Cloud Public works will close the city's compost site tomorrow (Friday).

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Items are sorted into piles at Opatz Metals and Steel. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Items are sorted into piles at Opatz Metals and Steel. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Your Trash, Becomes Treasures for Opatz Metals and Steel [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series, we see what happens to your aluminum cans, metals, and irons when they are dropped off at a salvage yard.

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Listeners Don’t Want Change With Recycling [AUDIO]

During WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday I talked with listeners about many things including the possibility of a change in how we currently handle recycling. In St. Cloud recycling has changed to a single sort system with a big blue cart.

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St. Cloud Garbage Truck
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Behind The Scenes: Collecting and Disposing the Garbage and Recycling in St. Cloud [VIDEO]

What happens to your garbage and recycling when it's picked up? WJON takes a behind the scenes look at the St. Cloud Public Works Sanitation Division.

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Water being cleaned at the St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Behind The Scenes: St. Cloud Wastewater Facility Recycles Water For All of Central Minnesota [VIDEO]

How is wastewater in Central Minnesota recycled and put back into the Mississippi River? WJON gets a behind the scenes look at the St. Cloud Water Treatment Plant to find out.

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