Minnetonka School District Receives County Grant to Improve Recycling Programs

In Blog, Education on July 26, 2018 by Community Expert Team
Minnetonka School District Receives County Grant to Improve Recycling Programs

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners recently awarded grants to school districts looking to reduce reduce waste and improve recycling, including the Minnetonka School District and Intermediate School District 287, which serves Minnetonka.

According to Southwest News Media, the county gave out a eight grants, which totaled $150,300, to schools and school districts to reduce waste and improve recycling and organics recycling programs.

The county estimates that recyclable and organic materials make up approximately 78 percent of waste generated at schools located within Hennepin County, the report said.

With Hennepin County’s goal to recycle 75 percent of waste by 2030, the county offers grants to schools as a financial incentive to implement projects that reduce, reuse, recycle or compost waste, the report said.

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