Plastic Film Meeting & Networking Event
An Opportunity to Network with Trex and RAM
Urban Growler, Wednesday May 23, 2018 2-4 p.m.
In recognition of the level of confusion and challenges that exist within the recycling community about film plastics, RAM wants to bring this issue to the forefront, providing an opportunity to hear from and connect with Jeff Crew from TREX Inc. Jeff has over 24 years in the Recycling Industry and is currently the Senior Materials Buyer for the Southwest & Great Plains Regions (13 States).
After hearing from Jeff, we will allow plenty of time for an in-depth Q&A session and networking. Each registration includes a beverage ticket, light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. You don’t want to miss this!
Registration fee – $30 for members, $45 for nonmembers.
Agricultural and Marine Plastic Stakeholder Meeting
January 24th, 2018 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. Sauk Centre , MN
The Recycling Association of Minnesota and Minnesota Milk have partnered to host this Recycling Stakeholder meeting in conjunction with their Dairy Management workshop on January 24th, 2018 at ElmerZ in Sauk Centre, MN. All are welcome and encouraged to attend to learn about the latest developments in agricultural, horticultural, and marine film plastic recycling in Minnesota. Join us for a tour of the Ag plastic baling site before the meeting and at one of the Revolution dumpster participating dairy farms, the Redhead Creamery after meeting. ( dress for the weather-parts of tours will be outside)
NOTE: JOINT REGISTRATION You will be directed to the Minnesota Milk registration page, please register on that site. For full agenda click here, to register click here. Questions? Contact Brita (651) 641-4560. RAM members free, contact Brita or Beth for code, non-members $20.
Plastic Film Forum
January 25th, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. MPCA office, St. Paul
It’s In The Bag and other plastic film recycling programs have changed dramatically in the last couple of years. Join the conversation about plastic film recycling in Minnesota, the changes that have occurred, and what to expect looking forward. For full agenda, click here. To register, click here. RAM Members $30, Non-Members $40. Contact Beth with questions.
Rain Barrel and Compost Bins Now Available for Purchase
Reduce waste and reuse this spring season by installing rain barrels or compost bins in your yard. Rain barrels and compost bins are now available for purchase through the Recycling Association of Minnesota. Order your product(s) online and then pick up at a distribution event of your choice. Discounts are available to certain residents. To see 2017 distribution events and to order, click here.
Bottle-Shaped Recycling Bins Now Available for Purchase
The Recycling Association of Minnesota has a large quantity of bottle-shaped recycling bins available for sale. The bins are used and in excellent condition. Cost per bin ranges from $55-$65 (shipping not included). To request more information or ask questions, call Beth at (651) 641-4589.