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RAM Tour, Forum and Networking event

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  June 22, 2017  

Bedford Technology  –  located at 2424 Armor Road,  

  Worthington, MN 56187,


Join us for your chance to tour the plant of the leading manufacturer of premium, structural and reinforced plastic lumber for commercial markets, including marine, agriculture and industrial and other outdoor markets. Bedford Technology has been converting Minnesota milk jugs and other HDPE plastic into quality plastic lumber products for years. This is your chance to see what happens to material that you may have been collecting or talking about in your programs.

Morning Tour:
Bedford Technology

Afternoon forum presenters include:
Kyle Pillatzki – Cottonwood County “Zero Waste at the County Fair”

Andy Geiger- Jackson County, Robert Olson- Lincoln County and others will share information on unique area programs including the South West Regional Solid Waste Commission, mattress recycling and an update on  agricultural plastics recycling.

Freya Thurmer- Prairie Ecology Bus– rural environmental education system serving 51 area schools in 13 southwest MN counties.




Cost:  (includes buffet lunch)

RAM Member:  $45.00

Non-Member:   $60.00

Map to Bedford Technology Tour Site

For further information contact: Brita Sailer  651-641-4560, Email: brita@recycleminnesota.org  or

Beth at the RAM office:  Phone: 651-641-4589, Email: ram@recycleminnesota.org



Save the date for the 2017 RAM/SWANA Conference on October 16 and 17th, 2017.