News By Category: Waste & Recycling
About 80 percent of what gets thrown away this time of year can be recycled or even reused, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Help Golden Valley minimize its waste with these simple steps.
City staff along with members of the Golden Valley Environmental Commission and the Golden Valley League of Women Voters recently toured Republic Services Minneapolis Recycling Center, to learn about issues that occur when recycling guidelines aren’t followed.
The City hosted a Waste Hauling Forum Oct 29 to offer insights from a panel that included waste hauling companies and communities with different waste hauling systems. Many residents attended to voice concerns and pose questions to the panel.
Golden Valley’s annual Mighty Tidy Clean-Up Day will be Sat, Oct 6, 8 am-1 pm, at Brookview Park.
One of the City Council’s 2018 goals is to take an in-depth look at the future of residential waste hauling in Golden Valley and to study and consider various waste hauling options. As a continuation of the research, the City will host a moderated Waste Hauling Panel Oct 29, 6:30-8:30 pm at City Hall, to engage and educate citizens about the subject and hear public input.
Hennepin County is looking for 50 households to participate in the Zero Waste Challenge and take an in-depth look at the goods they buy and the waste created in hopes of finding new opportunities to recycle and reduce waste.