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VIDEO: The Giant Recycle Sorter in Action

May 20, 2013 By Ellen Roos, Media Fellow

The days of separating recyclables is now a thing of the past for most Minneapolis residents, with the city in its final phase of distributing One-Sort Recycling bins. While the program carries upfront costs, city officials hope the change will increase recycling rates and save on other costs in the long-term.

David Herberholz, Director of Waste Management and Recycling Services says transitioning to a One-Sort program was necessary to reduce waste and make Minneapolis greener by putting the burden of sorting on the recycling facilities.


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  • Tim Bonham says:

    May 22, 2013 at 12:30 am

    Very misleading title here.

    Only a few seconds of this video actually shows the sorting facility ‘in action’, and that is just a quick pass thru, with no explanation of what we are seeing.  The majority of the video is just boring talking heads—quite different from what the title indicated.