It's time for the rain barrel and compost bin sale!!
Chisago SWCD is partnering with Chisago County Environmental Services and Recycling Association of Minnesota to provide Rain Barrels and Compost bins at low cos...ts to residents.
Rain Barrels are $79 and Compost Bins are $59. The products are available for pick-up on Saturday May 12th from 9-11 am at the Chisago County Public Works Building in Center City, MN
To order visit: www.recycleminnesota.org/work/compost-bins-rain-barrels/ and nagivate to Chisago County Public Works.
It's easier than ever to eliminate plastic straws! Check out the stainless steel or glass versions, or simply skip them altogether.
Yes! Moving in the right direction! 👍
I wonder if it will still hurt when you step on them? 🤔
Lego company pledges to phase out fossil-fuel-based plastics and make all blocks from sugarcane by 2030.
While you're waiting for the snow to melt... Here are some cool ideas to spruce up your space! Some great uses for leftover paint!
Be sure to stop in to the Chisago Lakes Home and Business Expo at Chisago Lakes High School this weekend and visit our booth! We will be there on Saturday between 10:00 - 4:00, and Sunday between 11:00 - 3:00.
Did you know it takes 450 years for a plastic bottle to break down? Some great tips here to help alleviate the issue.
Plastic is a huge problem. Please consider and share these tips.
Check out these 7 highly recognizable fast food chains that have committed to a more sustainable business practice!
This might spark some creativity!!
Don't flush 'em!!
Chisago County offers FREE medication disposal at the Government Center in Center City, the North Branch Police Department, and the Sheriff's Office in Rush City.
Congratulations to our own Lisa Thibodeau! She was awarded the Mike Hanan Solid Waste Administrator of the Year Award from the MN Solid Waste Administrators Association.
WAY TO GO LISA!!!
A lofty goal or completely attainable? The resources are in place to accomplish this highly sought-after "Zero Waste" event.
(Zero Waste = 90% of waste is either recycled or composted.)
The NFL hopes Feb. 4th's football game will be the nation's first zero-waste Super Bowl and U.S. Bank will be the first zero-waste stadium. Star Tribune
Bubble Wrap: ReUse it or Recycle it with your plastic bags!
(It also makes a great stress reliever for those who like to pop the little cells... Just sayin'...)
We got paint! Yes we do! We got paint... Do you need any?
Tag someone who has a project coming up and let them know we'll be open Saturday from 9:00 - 1:00 for reuse shopping!