Recently KARE 11 News covered some important and timely issues about recycling in Minnesota. To find out about whether the materials you and your family put in the recycling bin are actually recycled... click HERE For their other story on Single Sort Recycling, "What actually belongs in your recycling bin?", check out this video And another story of critical importance, this one from FOX News channel 9, " What should YOU do to help prevent fires at recycling facilities and why this is … [Read more...]
Recycling Association of Minnesota Board of Directors Election Happening Now
The annual election for the Recycling Association of Minnesota Board of Directors is taking place now for all RAM members. If you are a member of RAM, you should have received an email on November 5th with a survey (ballot) where you can cast your votes for the RAM Board of Directors for the candidates who will be taking office in January of 2019. They will serve two year terms. You must vote and submit your ballot by 4:00pm Monday, December 3, 2018. … [Read more...]
“How to Boost Carton Recycling in Minnesota” Webinar – November 1, 2018 at 11 am CDT.
Once considered the new kid on the block, recycling of food and beverage cartons continues to grow stronger even in this time of uncertainty. This remains true in Minnesota, with growing access to carton recycling in the state and proximity to end markets. Join us for this webinar to hear more about carton recycling in Minnesota where you will learn more about the current status of markets for recycling cartons from both local companies engaged in carton recycling and from National and … [Read more...]
13th Annual Green Gifts Fair November 17th
Don't miss Do It Green! Minnesota's 13th Annual Green Gifts Fair on Saturday, November 17th, 10am - 5pm. WHAT: Shop environmentally-conscious gifts for your friends and family, and reflect on the experiences and influences to your Green Journey. * Visit 85 sustainable vendors * Complete an activity passport throughout the fair for (adult and kid-friendly) prizes * Enjoy music, demos, and food * Enter your bid at the silent auction WHEN: November 17th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 … [Read more...]
Apply now for the John Mattaala Bin Grant!
2018 John Maattala Recycling Bin Grant The Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) is once again offering the John Maattala bin grant to RAM members. John Maattala was a Solid Waste Technician for Crow Wing County and a dedicated member of RAM. This bin grant is in his honor. This year, there are two types of recycling bins for the grant. All bins are in excellent condition. Those awarded bins will need to coordinate picking them up from WestRock in St. Paul. The bin grant is for RAM … [Read more...]
Curbside Organics Workshops
Are you participating in the City of St Louis Park's curbside organics program? Whether you’ve been involved since day one or haven’t yet hopped on the wagon, attend a workshop to learn about the benefits of participating, along with tips and tricks to maximize your experience. Upcoming workshop dates: Thursday, July 26, 6 – 7 p.m., St. Louis Park City Hall Community Room, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6 – 7 p.m., St. Louis Park City Hall Community Room, 5005 Minnetonka … [Read more...]
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