Environmental Connections Newsletters

2019

ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
WINTER1 - Recycling Crisis
2 - The Last Straw, reduce use of disposable plastics
3 - Septic System Grants & Loans Available, HHW Holiday Hours
4 - County and SWCD Collaborate on Regional "One Watershed, One Plan" on Lower St. Croix
5 - Upcoming 2019 Spring Tree & Shrub Sale, Chisago County Water Resources Facebook Page
6 - Learn What Not To Burn; Alternatives to Burning Trash
7 - Recycling Crisis, continued; List: Always in the Bin / Never in the Bin
8 - Winter Tips on Applying Less Salt on Sidewalks
2018

ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
SPRING1 - 10 Years of Success. The Unwanted Medications Disposal Program
2 - Preventing the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species this Summer
3 - Septic System Grant & Loan Funds Available
4 - Putting in a Good Word for Zoning
5 - Unwanted Medications, continued
6 - Don't "Wish" Cycle
7 - Licensed Problem Materials Recyclers
8 - Don't Trash Your Rechargeable Batteries! Recycle Instead
 2016
 
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 FALL1 - Solar Power in Chisago County
2 - Reduce the Introduction & Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in the Lakes of Chisago County: A Team Effort
3 - Household Hazardous Waste FAQs
4 - The New Minnesota Buffer Law  
6 - Swedish Immigrant Regional Trail -- East End Project Complete!
8 - America Recycles Day - November 15
 SPRING1 - Chisago County Geologic Atlas
2 - Licensed Chisago County Recyclers
3 - Don't Forget the Batteries!
4 - Healthy Lawns are Good for our Environment
5 - Hook, Line & Sinker Recycling Program: Four Years & Still Going Strong!
6 - First Lego League's Trash Trek: Helping kids explore the fascinating world of trash
7 - Help for the Hobby Farms
8 - Rainwater Harvesting Gains Popularity 
2015

ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - How to: Recycle Mattresses Here in Chisago County
2 - Local Business Spotlight: Evergreen Recycling
3 - Carbon Monoxide: A Silent Killer
4 - Chisago Lake Nature Club Inspires Kids to Recycle
5 - Targeted Watershed Grant
6 - Swedish Immigrant Trail
8 - 2015 Chisago County Children's Water Festival
SPRING1 - Chisago Lakes Chain of Lakes Targeted for Cleanup
2 - Local Business Spotlight: e-Cycling Solutions
3 - Aquatic Invasive Species
4 - First Clothes Dryer to Earn EPA's Energy Star Label Now Available
4 - Septic Installation Funding Available
5 - Proper Appliance Recycling
6 - For Sale: Compost Bins & Rain Barrels!
7 - Radon on the Radar
8 - Rush City High School's Intro to Environmental Science Class Learns about Garbage & Recycling
2014

ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - Helping the Honey Bee & Other Pollinators
2 - Proper Appliance Recycling
4 - Minnesota Bans Triclosan
6 - Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers
8 - Septic Funding & Grant Program - Now Offered County-wide
SPRING


2013

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - Lake Improvement Districts
2 - The Water Connection
3 - MN GreenCorps' work in Chisago Lakes School District
4 - Water Quality, Phosphorus, and Rush Lake Iron Treatments
5 - Gully Erosion Prevention Project Succeeds
6 - What You Can Do This Fall to Reduce the Spread of Oak Wilt
6 - Backyard garbage burning pollutes your environment... and it's illegal!
7 - Business Spotlight: Bezzee Worm Farm
8 - Solid Waste Deputy Spotlight
SPRING1 - PICKM Alliance of Lake and River Associations
2 - GreenCorps' Waste Prevention and Recycling Work in Chisago County Schools
3 - How To: Compost
4 - Chisago SWCD Assessments Provide Focused Results
6 - Time for Spring Cleaning!!
8 - Roadside Safety: Where to Place Your Waste & Recycling Carts
2012

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - Lake Improvement District's "Hook, Line & Sinker" Recycling Program Underway
2 - Chisago County Water Plan Priorities
3 - Urban Best Management Practices - Update
4 - Chisago County Environmental Services to reduce carbon footprint at local park
4 - Your Garbage May Be Powering 1600 Homes!
5 - Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility Solar Panel Project: One-year review
6 - Wild Parsnip discovered in Chisago County
7 - Carpet recycling now available
8 - County moves ahead with design/engineering for Swedish Immigrant Trail
SPRING1 - Chisago County Water Plan Looking to the Future
2 - iFixit.com
3 - Chisago County Residential Recycling Program: Tires, Appliances and Electronics
4 - What types of plastics can I put in my recycling bin?
5 - Child Car Seat Recycling Event
6 - Second Annual Rain Barrel and Composter Sale
7 - Septic Fix-Up Program for lake and river properties ends in December
8 - Josh Olds: New Solid Waste Deputy
2011

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
SPRING1 - Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility celebrates 10 years of service!
2 - Give your old electronics a proper "green" disposal
4 - Give our turtles a "brake" this spring!
5 - Deputy Bruce Brandenburg takes over County's "Unwanted Medications" Program
6 - Lessons across the Landscape
8 - Chisago County announces financial assistance for septic repair / replacement in shoreland areas
WINTER1 - Recycle your old holiday lights
2 - Spend Less, Waste Less, Enjoy More!
3 - Recycle your old "eStuff" this holiday season
4 - Christmas trees: real or artificial?
2010

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - Chisago Unwanted Medication Disposal Program wins awards
2 - The life cycle of waste
3 - East Central Solid Waste Commission: Facilities and Services
4 - Water Smart Living: Conserving Water at Home
5 - Learning About the Lakes
6 - Chisago County Geologic Atlas
7 - County announces financial assistance for septic repair / replacement in shoreland areas
8 - Friends of the Sunrise River selected as 2010 River Friendly Community of the Year!
SPRING1 - Fluorescent blubs: Use them and dispose of them safely
2 - What you need to know about composting!
3 - Green Acres Tax Law
4 - Remodeling this spring? Recycle your old vinyl siding!
5 - Spring lawn care / Runoff clean up
6 - Beautiful without toxins
7 - Swedish Immigrant Trail Update
2009

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - Partnering for Clean Water
2 - Medication disposal program grabbing state and national attention
4 - Closing the Loop on Latex Paint Recycling
5 - Sunrise River Watershed Based Restoration Pilot Project
6 - New research reveals much about our water and local resources
7 - Interstate State Park Clean up
7 - Chisago Septic Pilot Program ends with multiple successes
8 - Polluted Waters -- What's next?
SPRING1 - Micro-Energy and Conservation Home Improvement Loans
2 - Heat your hot water with the sun
3 - Food Waste Recycling
4 - Recyclers face new challenges
5 - Simple actions DO have a big impact
5 - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Prom Dresses?
6 - Rain Garden & Shoreline Restoration Tour
7 - Septic Pilot Program Drawing to a Close
7 - Caring for your septic system, 8 - Household Hazardous Waste Facility serves record number in '08
2007

 ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - New unwanted medication disposal program
2 - Preserving wetlands is beneficial to everyone
3 - Fall lawn care tips
4 - Septic Pilot Program Update
5 - Public Input Welcome in Ordinance Revision Process
6 - Waste Reduction and Energy Conservation in Chisago County Schools
SPRING1 - Environment-Related Childhood Diseases Cost Minnesota $1.5 Billion Per Year
2 - Yes, you can make a difference! Reduce Global Warming
3 - Pollution at Home
3 - Environmentally friendly lawn care tips
4 - Help keep our lakes healthy!
4 - Septic Pilot Program Update
5 - In Memoriam: Marion Heemsbergen
5 - Guide to Rural Living CD Available
6 - Mattress recycling now available in Chisago County
2006

ISSUEPAGE NUMBER / ARTICLE
FALL1 - SRC builds, installs new automatic sorter
2 - Sunrise River Study is completed
3 - County hires "Garbage Cop"
4 - Home Occupations
5 - Septic Pilot Program Update
6 - Store household chemicals properly