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11/16/2015
Worn out holiday lights and cords are being recycled by ProAct. According to a release from ProAct, recycling bins will be available to residents in Cannon Falls, Lake City and Red Wing. Individuals from ProAct will pick them up for recycling. This is an extension of the Recycling Association of...
11/16/2015
For many people, the holidays are incomplete without festive strands of lights. But what can be done with those colorful lights once they stop working? Or what if you’ve bought new lights and don’t need your old ones? In recognition of America Recycles Day, Eau Claire County Recycling is kicking...
11/16/2015
Recycling Association of Minnesota says this year there’s no need to toss out strands of Christmas lights when they stop working. People with disabilities will be disassembling worn out Christmas lights, and sorting electric and phone cords through January 2016. The old lights and cords can...
11/16/2015
If you plan on changing to LED this year, Wilkin County will take old lights   The holidays are upon us which means it’s time to decorate for the season. If you pull your old Christmas lights out of storage and find they’re a balled up, tangled mess, you may want to replace them with energy...
11/15/2015
For most consumers, shared solar is new territory, with its own rewards and risks.   Paul Norton drives an electric car and likes the idea of getting clean energy from the sun. But putting solar panels on his family’s New Hope home wasn’t in the cards. Like many people who have...
11/13/2015
DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (RELEASE) — The Dunn County Solid Waste Division will once again be recycling holiday lights this season. From mid November to the end of January, residents will be able to recycle their old or unwanted strands of lights, regardless if they are operational or not. Recycling...
11/13/2015
Beginning today, the Recycling Association of Minnesota is holding a two and-a-half month collection event for recycling holiday lights statewide in Minnesota, joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally...
11/12/2015
Minnesota consumers have new web-based tools to determine the potential financial benefits of enrolling in community solar gardens and to find developers selling subscriptions in their towns and cities. Hosted by the Clean Energy Resource Teams, the Community Solar Garden Subscriber Decision Tool...
11/11/2015
Maybe your neighborhood is already dripping with holiday twinkle lights—or maybe you’ve at least started to hear neighbors cursing when they unpack boxes to find puzzling, tangled strands that are impossible to unwind. Americans go a little crazy when it comes to decking the halls—and porches,...
11/09/2015
Dive Brief: Before heading to the store for new holiday decor, consumers in Minnesota are being encouraged to recycle their old holiday lights. With the help of several retail chains — including Home Depot and Ace Hardware —Minnesota recycled more than 104,000 pounds of holiday lights last year...

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