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June 20, 2019
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Cass County Board: Fewer recycling options possible because of misuse
June 20, 2019 - 5:00am
June 12, 2019
Reader Opinion: Illegal dumper trashes day
June 12, 2019 - 5:30am
May 4, 2019
Business electronics collection event at county landfill site
May 4, 2019 - 6:30am
April 22, 2019
Monday, April 22, marks Earth Day, a day established 49 years ago to celebrate the planet's environment and raise awareness about pollution. Photo illustration by Metro News Service
New life for newspaper: Reusing your newspaper after reading
April 22, 2019 - 5:00am
April 3, 2019
Brainerd Safety and Public Works Committee members Kelly Bevans (left), Jan Lambert and Dave Pritschet discuss matters, including the Buffalo Hills Lane improvement project, during their meeting Monday, April 1. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Council sets public hearing for Buffalo Hills Lane
April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 24, 2019
Tony Perrault checks the flow of cardboard into a baler at Hartel’s Disposal on Wednesday. Each of the bales stacked by Perrault weighs approximately one ton. Markets for recycled materials are in a slump. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Garbage haulers feel squeeze: Margins, markets for recycled materials shrink
March 24, 2019 - 6:05am
March 19, 2019
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
Whales keep eating plastic, dying. This one's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash
March 19, 2019 - 8:29am
March 11, 2019
According to the EPA, the average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage per day. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Living the zero waste life begins with trashing how we deal with garbage
March 11, 2019 - 1:35pm
March 4, 2019
A scrap iron heap at the Crow Wing County Landfill off Highway 210. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Senator talking trash: Ruud pushes to recycle state's solid waste tax
March 4, 2019 - 9:00am
February 28, 2019
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners discuss Nisswa's request to increase the city's 2019 funding from $45,000 to $68,000 for the operation of the Nisswa Recycling Drop-off Center during its Tuesday, Feb. 26, meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County grants Nisswa's request for more recycling funds
February 28, 2019 - 7:00am
January 10, 2019
Crow Wing County reminds residents of recycling drop sites
January 10, 2019 - 4:30am
January 2, 2019
Crow Wing County encourages proper disposal of batteries
January 2, 2019 - 6:00am
December 28, 2018
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners discuss at its Wednesday, Dec. 26, meeting, adopting the county departments’ fee schedules and policies for 2019. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Commissioners approve fee increases for new year
December 28, 2018 - 7:00am
December 8, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) talks about proposed county fee changes at the county budget committee meeting Friday, Dec. 7, while County Administrator Tim Houle listens at the conference table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
December 8, 2018 - 5:00am
December 7, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages proper disposal of batteries
December 7, 2018 - 5:30am