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2017

July 25, 2017 - Southwest Journal: City encourages sustainability for National Night Out

July 14, 2017 - Fox 9: Report Card: Minneapolis organics recycling first year

July 14, 2017 - GoMN: In its first year, Minneapolis only collected half as much organics recycling as it hoped

July 14, 2017 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis curbside composting yields high interest, less organic waste than expected

June 12, 2017 - Southwest Journal: Residents see how waste becomes compost

February 1, 2017 - City of Minneapolis: Recycling guides coming in the mail

2016

December 12, 2016 - Southwest Journal: Food waste represents biggest recycling opportunity, study finds

September 12, 2016 - City of Minneapolis: Organics recycling reaches 40 percent opt-in rate

July 20, 2016 - Spokesman Recorder: Give back to nature with organics recycling

June 29, 2016 - KSTP: Program to Recycle Organics in Minneapolis Up and Running

Julio 12, 2016 - El Minnesota de Hoy: ¿Como colectar desechos organicos del hogar para el compostaje?

Julio 5, 2016 - El Minnesota de Hoy: Reciclaje organico ya esta disponible en Minneapolis

May 8, 2016 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis seeks to increase organics recycling

May 3, 2016 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis aiming to top projections for organics pickup

April 5, 2016 - Fox 9: Green organics recycling carts arrive on Minneapolis curbs

March 28, 2016 - Minnesota Monthly: Is Composting the Key to a Carbon-Free Minneapolis?

March 23, 2016 - Star Tribune: Curbside organics recycling in Minneapolis expands next week

February 12, 2016 - Star Tribune: Mpls. opts for nonprofit Eureka Recycling over nation's largest waste firm

January 30, 2016 - Star Tribune: Competition for Twin Cities' recycling contracts sparks discussion of workers' rights, environmental goals

January 29, 2016 - Star Tribune: Four things to know before you get your new Minneapolis organics bin

January 27, 2016 - Minnesota Daily: Sign up for new compost program

January 25, 2016 - Kare11: Minneapolis rolls out organics recycling

January 21, 2016 - Minnesota Daily: For city, not all waste is trash

January 14, 2016 - The Journal: The next step for organics recycling

January 6, 2016 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis prepares to expand organics recycling

January 6, 2016 - City of Minneapolis: Organics recycling goes citywide this spring

2015

August 10, 2015 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis homes now receiving carts to recycle organics

August 10, 2015 - City of Minneapolis: City begins cart rollout for citywide organics collections

August 7, 2015 - The Journal: Citywide organics carts rollout Monday

June 30, 2015 - StarTribune: Minneapolis has nearly 30,000 on board for organics pickup

June 30, 2015 - City of Minneapolis: First phase residents: sign up for organics recycling by July 10 to get your new cart in August

May 6, 2015 - The Northeaster: Ready to recycle household organics?  Where they go

April 22, 2015 - CityPages: Ten Things You Need to Know About the Minneapolis Organic Recycling Program

April 21, 2015 - Kare 11: Organics recycling rolls out in Minneapolis

April 20, 2015 - KFAI News Dashboard: Minneapolis to Collect Organics

April 20, 2015 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis pushes for organics recycling customers

March 25, 2015 - The Journal: Map outlines plan for organics recycling rollout

March 24, 2015 - MinnPost: Map: Which Minneapolis neighborhoods are getting organics first

March 13, 2015 - Longfellow-Nokomis Messenger: Next step: organic recycling option!

January 30, 2015 - The Journal: Organics recycling sign up starts

January 27, 2015 - Government Executive: Minneapolis Green-Lights Its Organics Recycling Program Plan

January 26, 2015 - Channel 5 News: Minneapolis Solid Waste Customers Can Sign up for Organic Recycling

January 26, 2015 - Fox 9: Minneapolis adds organics recycling for garbage day pickup

January 26, 2015 - MPR: Citywide curbside composting coming to Minneapolis

January 26, 2015 - WCCO: Minneapolis To Offer Organics Recycling

January 26, 2015 - City of Minneapolis: Minneapolis Solid Waste customers will have an organics recycling option starting in 2015-2016

2014

December 8, 2014 - MinnPost: Minneapolis to see fee hike for citywide organic-waste recycling program

November 25, 2014 - TwinCities.com: Minneapolis considers statewide mattress recycling

November 15, 2014 - Examiner.com: Linden Hills hosts environmental town hall

October 31, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Full citywide rollout of organics recycling planned for June 2016

October 22, 2014 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis recycling rate rises with single-sort service

October 22, 2014 - BringMeTheNews: One-sort program ups Minneapolis recycling; city still lags behind

October 21, 2014 - MPR News: Single-sort boosts Minneapolis recycling by 25%

October 21, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Recycling up since switch to one-sort

October 21, 2014 - City of Minneapolis: City collects 6,343 more tons of recycling in first full year of citywide one-sort

October 15, 2014 - MPR News: Mayor wants to bring composting program to Mpls. homes

October 15, 2014 - CBS: Next year, Mpls. will have curbside organic recycling

October 15, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Hale family demonstrates ease of organics recycling

September 26, 2014 - Southwest Journal: More organics drop-off sites opening

September 8, 2014 - Star Tribune: Minneapolis prepares for major composting test

September 3, 2014 - Star Tribune: Proposed organics collection in Minneapolis: Good from many angles

August 27, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Dissecting the cost of organics recycling

April 22, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Parks Notebook: Pearl Park organics drop-off successful, expansion likely

March 28, 2014 - Twin Cities Daily Planet: Put those banana peels out at the curb? Organics waste recycling may be on the way for Minneapolis residents

March 18, 2014 - Southwest Journal: Minneapolis plans for expanded organics recycling

February 4, 2014 - Star Tribune: Hennepin County drops trash-burning request, pushes Minneapolis on composting

February 1, 2014 - Kare11: Push underway for curbside organic waste collection

January 31, 2014 - The Journal: Hennepin County drops request to increase burning at HERC

 2013

October 20, 2013 - PowerPoint from Recycling Association of Minnesota/Solid Waste Association of North America Conference - Minneapolis: The Road to One-Sort

August 23, 2013 - Star Tribune: Recycling rates increase under single-sort

August 22, 2013 - City of Minneapolis: City collects 894 more tons of recycling in first full month of one-sort

April 30, 2013 - Star Tribune: Residents get a peek behind the single-sort magic

April 22, 2013 - Kare11: Minneapolis resumes delivery of one-sort recycling carts

April 19, 2013 - Resource Recycling: Minneapolis single-stream expansion hits second phase

March 21, 2013 - Waste & Recycling News: Update: Single-stream produces gains for Minneapolis

March 6, 2013 - KSTP: New Recycling Program in Minneapolis is a Hit

February 20, 2013 - Minnesota Public Radio: Results are in: City collects nearly 400 more tons of recycling in first six weeks of one-sort

January 7, 2013 - Minnesota Public Radio:
"Lagging Recycle Rates Concern Lawmakers" with video of one-sort processing

 2012

November 8, 2012 - KSTP: Minneapolis Introduces One-Sort Recycling

May 25, 2012 - Minneapolis News: Minneapolis to switch to single-sort recycling in 2013

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