Success of The Recycling Zone in Dakota County Prompts Expansion

With Gopher Resource as its long-standing operator, The Recycling Zone in Dakota County (Minnesota) saw a 17 percent increase in people dropping off materials in 2014. The county will continue its focus on recycling in 2015 by adding a collection system for organics.

Two million pounds of electronics, 100,000 gallons of paint and 140,000 fluorescent bulbs were among the waste that ended up in Dakota County’s “Recycling Zone” in 2014.

Read the full article on the Minneapolis Star Tribune website.

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