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Recycling increasing after one year of new single sort program

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MORRIS – A year after implementing a single sort recycling program, Stevens County has collected more recyclable materials and received positive feedback about the program from many county residents.


The initial roll out of the program in July 2013 – delivering approximately 2,200 recycling containers to city residents throughout Stevens County – took about a week, said Troy Engebretson of Engebretson and Sons Disposal.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.