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Hennepin County, Minn. Residents Step Up to Zero Waste Challenge

October 22, 2020

Via: Waste360

Minnesota’s metro counties have a state diversion goal of 75% by 2030, and Hennepin County has two innovative programs to get residents on board to help reach that mark.

Both programs are under the umbrella of the “Zero Waste Challenge,” with one being an intensive eight-month program involving workshops, webinars and home visits from a county liaison to learn how to reduce waste, recycle and compost. Residents choose customized actions or behavior changes to help them improve in their desired areas.

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