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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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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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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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MPCA: Container Refund Would Boost Recycling, Jobs

A new study says a 10-cent refund on recyclable drink containers would cost beverage producers $29 million a year but boost recycling and create a net gain of over 1,000 jobs in Minnesota.

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RESOLUTIONS: Properly Recycling or Reusing Products Saves More Than Environment [AUDIO]

Many of us have items in our homes that we hardly use that ends up making its way to our trash cans. As we start off the new year, maybe your resolution is to do a better job when it comes to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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No St. Cloud Garbage/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

There will be no garbage or recycle pickup for the city of St. Cloud due to the holidays tomorrow.

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St. Cloud Switching to No-Sort, Larger Recycling Bins

If you're a St. Cloud resident, you won't have to sort your recycling beginning next fall.

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