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From left, Sonja Sprandel, Caitlyn Schuchhardt and Charles Morrison perform a waste audit at the Beltrami County Community Services building Friday. Justin Glawe | The Pioneer

Waste audit could help county buildings improve on recycling

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BEMIDJI – Almost half.

That’s the amount of recyclable materials – 40 percent – that ends up being thrown away at the Beltrami County Community Services building on a daily basis.


And that’s one building, in one week.

That statistic, not known before Friday, is brought to you by a group of Bemidji State students and their waste audit.

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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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