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How To Dispose Of Old Or Bad Gasoline

Picture of a gasoline container. This blog post tells you how to dispose of bad or old gasoline.

Did you Google, “How to dispose of old gasoline”? How about, “How to dispose of bad gasoline”? Either way, we’ve got your answer right here! But first, a tale…

There was a ton of snow in Minnesota this past winter. We’re talking record amounts in some areas. This was annoying, but it also led to some serious flooding problems in the spring.

One of our friends got a raw deal when the snow melted and flooded his garage. Thankfully, nothing was seriously damaged. But there was one problem: Water got into a couple of gasoline containers! [Read More]

Awesome Recycling Events For This Year’s I Love Burnsville Week

Not sure if you knew this, but we love Burnsville. Not as much as we love Mama Earth, but it’s pretty dang close! We’ve been here for a while and the community brings us so much joy that we occasionally break into dance routines.

Since this city fills our hearts with so much happiness, it’s only fitting that we help out with this year’s I Love Burnsville Week. If you need to get some junk out of your home, we’ll be offering a few recycling promotions this June. [Read More]

5 Ways To Live Green This Earth Day (And Every Day)

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What’s better than Christmas and Thanksgiving combined? That’s obvious … Earth Day!
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Here’s How You Can Help Reduce The Size Of Landfills

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There are a few things we love to raise: our children, money for charity, the roof. One thing we don’t love to raise? The height of landfills.
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3 Reasons Why Recycling Is A Romantic Date Idea

An image demonstrating our love for Earth.

We’ve been in a saucy relationship with Mama Earth for years. I guess you could say, we love her. There. We said it. We’re in love with this crazy planet!

If you and your partner are tree-huggers like us, we’ve got a hot date idea for you this Valentine’s Day: Go to the recycling center! Because there’s nothing hotter than a trip to Certified Recycling. [Read More]

4 Things Not To Do With Your Broken Microwave

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You went to throw some Bagel Bites in your microwave the other day. You thought, “Hey, this’ll taste good enough!”

Everything was going just fine. But then, the worst thing ever happened. Your microwave…didn’t work! [Read More]

Your Guide To In-Home Recycling

Picture of plastic bottles that should be recycled.

When it comes to recycling, we handle the big stuff. Like the big, big stuff—refrigerators, couches, TVs, snow blowers. What else are we gonna do with these massive triceps? *flexes*

But we know that recycling your papers and plastics is just as important for keeping Mama Earth clean and happy, so here’s what you need to know about recycling everyday things. [Read More]

Minnesota Recycling Laws You Should Know

Listen, we all bend the rules every once in a while. Maybe you wash your cottons in warm water. Or sometimes you put your milk in your bowl before the cereal (just kidding—we know no one could be that evil).

But some rules shouldn’t be broken, and ignoring them can have a bigger impact than the top of your Frosted Flakes being too dry. Take a look at these Minnesota recycling laws that keep the Earth a little healthier and our crews a little happier. [Read More]

A Handy List to Teach Kids Recycling Basics

Regardless of whether it takes a village to raise a child, all of those children are going to live in a pretty filthy village if we aren’t teaching them the basics of recycling.

So we’re sharing a post from our friends at Rubber Mulch Products. They make some pretty sharp-looking landscaping and playground mulch from recycled rubber, which we’re all about. [Read More]

14 US Recycling Stats that Make Us Wanna Curse

14 US Recycling Stats that Make Us Wanna Swear

We’re generally pretty easy-going people. We smile and say kind things. But when we read stats like these, we get the same feeling that comes with a monumental toe-stub or when you pour your cereal and find out there’s no milk.

Take a look at these recycling stats and see if you want to shout the same obscenities that we do. [Read More]