School Recycling Workshop scheduled for July 17

Dakota County is hosting the fifth-annual free School Recycling Workshop on Wednesday, July 17 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. All school personnel, including administrators, building and grounds personnel, food service staff, and Green Team leaders, are encouraged to attend. They will learn ways to improve their waste reduction, recycling and organics programs through industry updates, creative solutions and free resources.

New panelists cover new topics each year. The agenda for this workshop includes reducing milk and food waste in cafeterias, 2019–20 school recycling program details and a plastic bag recycling challenge for schools. 

To RSVP, visit www.dakotacounty.us, search “school recycling workshop,” or contact Ali Vandercook at ali.vandercook@co.dakota.mn.us or 952-891-7552.

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