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Minneapolis Prepares to Expand Organics Recycling

Minneapolis residents left out of the city's first phase of curbside organics pickup will soon be able to get the service in their neighborhoods.

The city will expand its organics recycling program to all single-family homes this spring -- as long as residents sign up by Feb. 1. About 12,000 homes already using the service, which debuted in August, and the city says a total of 34,000 households have signed up.

Residents can recycle food scraps, eggshells, paper towels and a variety of other items in green bins, which the city will distribute before it expands the program.

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