What is the Rumpke Recycling Center?

Minnesota is known for its recycling efforts, but the state has also recently become one of the most polluted in the country.With more than 5,000 tons of plastic and other recyclables thrown away annually, Minnesota is often compared to other big cities in the United States, like Chicago and New York.The Rumpkke Recycle Center, however, has been credited with helping […]

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How do you get rid of all the trash? The recycling industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the U.S.

The United States is home to one of its biggest recycling markets.According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are over 20 million tons of waste collected annually.But that number could be much higher.According in some ways to the recycling industry, there’s an entire market for trash.“When you take the cost of trash, it goes up,” says Rebecca […]

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