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The North Wind


Opinion—Recycling and sustainability in a pandemic

Katarina Rothhorn February 4, 2021

This pandemic has incited a plethora of changes to our daily lives and habits, including the most obvious inclusion of physical distancing and mask wearing in public spaces. However, a less conspicuous,...

After receiving concerns over whether materials are actually being recycled or not, MCSWMA Director Brad Austin encourages residents to visit the landfill where he will provide a tour of the recycling process. The landfill is located at 600 Co Rd NP, Marquette, MI 49855.
Photo by: Trevor Drew

Glass not recycled since 2012

Trevor Drew March 22, 2018

Marquette residents voice concerns over trust in recycling program The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority (MCSWMA) is continuing to deal with the aftermath following the announcement...

Glass no longer accepted

Glass no longer accepted

Trevor Drew January 25, 2018

If your rigid recyclables weren’t picked up last Tuesday, it may have been because your curbside bin contained glass, which is no longer accepted as recyclable material by the Marquette County Solid...

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