Closing the Loop, Revolution Bags

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Revolution Bag, brought to you by Cole Papers, collects the used agricultural plastic then recycles it into 100% certified post-consumer resin. With this bag you can meet EPA mandates, capture LEED points and get a really great bag in the process. These bags also come in a variety of sizes and degrees of strength. The […]

May 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

May 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

The Revolution Plastics Dumpsters Have Arrived! In place now on central Minnesota farms and at boat dealerships. All during the week of April 3-7, 2017, rural Minnesotans saw the new white recycling dumpsters on flat bed trailers heading to locations across the central and north central part of the state. Marvin Miller, with Enchanted Dairy […]

April 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

April 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

Recycling of Agricultural Plastics became a reality for nearly 500 farmers and marinas in central Minnesota as of April 7, 2017. During the week of April 3-7, a total of 516 new recycling dumpsters were dispersed by the Revolution Plastics Company at no cost to the participants who had qualified for the program in what […]

February 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

February 2017 Agricultural Plastic Update

The Agricultural Plastic and Boat Wrap recycling initiative has taken some great steps forward in the past six months. With the advent of the Revolution Plastics company bringing their program to Minnesota in December, 2016 , active on–farm collection of plastics has begun. On Monday, January 30, 2017, Revolution Plastics’ packer trucks collected 21,300 lbs […]

Revolution Plastics’ FREE Agricultural Plastics Recycling Program: Now Accepting Applications

Revolution Plastics’ FREE Agricultural Plastics Recycling Program: Now Accepting Applications

Farms must sign up for new FREE on-farm agricultural plastic recycling program. Farmers should visit www.revolutionplastics.com to notify Revolution Plastics that they would be willing to host a film plastics-only container on their farm. Just two to three full dumpsters a year is enough to justify a location, and smaller farms could share the container. […]

February 2016 Ag Plastic Update: RAM and Partners presented on Agricultural Plastics Recycling topic at the Minnesota Milk Dairy workshops

In recognition of the fact that these plastic materials can create some challenges for farmers and solid waste/recycling facilities alike, RAM and several of its key partners gave panel presentations around the state at the annual Dairy Management Workshops Hosted by the Minnesota Milk Producers Association. Panel presentations covered recycling, disposal and management of waste […]

SPACC’s Event Sustainable Specialties And Reusing Resources was a Success!

SPACC Public Affairs Event

On Wednesday, April 12th 2017, RAM’s Executive Director, Brita Sailer, had the pleasure of Moderating the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs Series Event titled Sustainable Specialties And Reusing Resources: The Business Of Recycling. The sold out event provided unique perspectives and insights from innovative women in the recycling industry. Pictures from the […]

RAM’s Executive Director will be Moderating Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s Next Public Affairs Event April 12

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Brita Sailer, RAM’s Executive Director, will be moderating the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce next Public Affairs Series Event titled Sustainable Specialties And Reusing Resources: The Business Of Recycling, taking place on April 12, 2017 Hear from a panel of women in the recycling industry on their business models (how do they make money […]