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May 26, 2017
Steve Vrchota
Composting among new director's priorities
May 26, 2017 - 3:19pm
Steve Vrchota (left), the new director of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management, was hired about a month ago. He is taking over for Pete Olmscheid (right), who is retiring May 31 after working at the waste-to-energy facility for 30 years. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
May 26, 2017 - 3:18pm
December 14, 2016
Jeff Roste (back) and Ted Haar, members of Zion Lutheran Church, erect a sign at the Douglas County Fairgrounds reminding people not to drop of trees for recycling at the fairgrounds. A drop-off has been set up at Fourth Avenue and Lake Street. (Contributed)
Tree recycling location is near Zion Lutheran Church
December 14, 2016 - 11:00am
September 16, 2016
RCC does recycle – a lot, says manager
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 12, 2016
Recycling issue pops up at council meeting
September 12, 2016 - 10:35pm
April 20, 2016
Here's a free, easy way to unclutter
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Recycle that plastic wrap from farm and boats
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Old, tangled and broken holiday lights can be properly recycled through January 2016. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com)
Recycle Your Holidays accepting lights through January
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
All traffic must enter the site from Nokomis Street – watch for signage. Vehicles will be routed along the Alexandria Technical and Community College’s truck-driving training area and directed to drop-sites. All traffic will exit onto 18th Avenue East or Jefferson Street. Only cash will be accepted for drop-off fees.
Echo Press graphic.
Round up appliances, e-waste, bulbs
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Recycle your old bulbs for free
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 7, 2013
How low can you go? MPCA paper use drops more than 60 percent
January 7, 2013 - 2:30pm
September 16, 2012
Free, downloadable recycling bin signs available
September 16, 2012 - 9:40am
June 30, 2012
Minnesota electronics recyclers help environment
June 30, 2012 - 12:50pm
November 12, 2011
Don't throw away that clump of holiday lights - recycle it
November 12, 2011 - 3:34pm
October 18, 2011
Meeting will offer manufacturers 'green team' ideas
October 18, 2011 - 10:14am
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