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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Wadena County Solid Waste Supervisor Tammy Ehrmantraut ropes off a filled recycle bin, left, before moving an empty bin to its place Wednesday afternoon. Recycling has increased dramatically in Wadena County during recent years.

Recycling on the rise in Wadena County

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Recycling in Wadena County has increased dramatically in the last few years, although occasionally people abuse the service.

Tammy Ehrmantraut, Wadena County solid waste supervisor, said they processed approximately 550 tons of recycling in 2011. That was an increase from about 500 tons in 2010 and about 380 tons in 2009.


In 2012 so far, they have processed about 300 tons.

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