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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Commercial Recycling Bin Program

Commercial Recycle Bin

Does your business need guidance in setting up an internal recycling program? Or would you like to enhance your existing recycling program? Maybe you have a robust program and would like to share your recycling ideas and resourc...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

St. Croix County Hazardous Waste Voucher Program

Used Hazardous Waste Stacked Up

Can’t wait until the September Clean Sweep event to get rid of your household or agricultural waste? St. Croix County is now offering a new $25 Voucher Program to help defray costs when you bring your hazardous materials directly to Logistics Recycling (L...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Smart Packaging: Reuse, Recycle, Repeat

Holiday gift packages sitting outside the front door to a home.

Have you ever wondered what to do with all those packaging materials that come with your online purchases? With the convenience of clicking and buying, comes the responsibility of dealing with the packaging. Don’t worry, we have some simple tips...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Prevent Fires: Safely Dispose of Batteries

A burnt battery at a recycling facility.

Re-chargeable and lithium-ion batteries should never go into household garbage or recycling bins. They can cause fires from overheating, being punctured, or an electrical fault like a short circuit. It only takes a few seconds to start a fire and injure w...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Plan an Eco-Friendly Move

A moving truck parked on a street with moving boxes in the back.

Are you moving soon? Join the movement toward sustainability by planning an eco-friendly move that saves you money while reducing waste. Around 12% of Americans move each year, and you can stand out by incorporating these waste reduction tips into your re...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

Don’t Throw It…Swap It!

A woman setting clothes on a table for a swap meet.

Want to help the environment and keep items out of the landfill? Allow someone else to give them a new life. We have some tips for hosting a community swap meet! Think of swapping like a category-specific garage sale, only everything is free! It’s a great...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

How to Buy Less & Better

Vintage furniture on the side of a street.

Buying less is not only good for your wallet, it is also good for our environment. Next time you are planning on recycling, ask yourself if there is another use for that item. Here are some quick tips to help you re-think, repair, reduce, and reuse... bef...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Recycling Re-Use Challenge Winner

A person painting a vintage piece of furniture.

In 2023, the St. Croix County Resource Management Team held our first Recycling Re-Use Challenge. The contest asked St. Croix County residents to submit photos of items they have kept out of the landfill and have been given another life. This could be don...

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