But that poll was just part of a larger one conducted by a MPIRG-created group called BARTER - Businesses Allied to Recycle Through Exchange and Reuse. BARTER recently surveyed 6,600 small businesses in the Twin Cities, asking for the same kind of information collected in the Uptown poll. The result is a list of businesses and the types and amounts of recyclable materials they generate.
Russell Fallis, Jr. P. O. Box 152Hutchinson, KS 67504-0152316 662-0551FAX 316 662-1413[KS] KY Department of Environmental Protection (KY DEP)Mr. Charles Peters14 Riley RoadFrankfort, KY 40601502 564-6716FAX 502 564-4049 Future Minnesota Alliance Participators:* * Businesses Allied to Recycle through Exchange and Reuse (BARTER)Mr. Jamie Anderson2512 Delaware Street SE. Minneapolis, MN 55414612 627-6811FAX 612 627-4050[MN].
The project was formulated by Minnesota Public Interest Research Group’s Businesses Allied to Recycle Through Exchange and ReUse division after a survey of the Uptown area revealed that 83% of businesses there supported the concept. The Uptown Association then presented a plan to Hennepin County, who supported it through a $16,000 grant. An additional grant was being considered by the Metropolitan Council.
Accomplishments: With the director, restructured the organization, improved policies and procedures, and increased financial stability. Established annual statewide training conferences, radon/indoor air quality project, phone canvass, membership systems, alumni relations, financial & personnel policy manuals, web site, and new central office. • Student Organizer (University of Minnesota): Coordinated recruitment, networking, trainings, leadership development, issue selection, strategy development, campus events and issue campaigns, and funding renewals for this 40,000 student campus. Accomplishments: Increased student-fee payment 15%, set fall introductory meeting record (110 people), organized drives that maintained the recycling and sexual violence programs, convinced the Minnesota Daily to switch to recycled newsprint, and co-organized the U of M Earth Day 1990 event, which drew 10,000 people during the day. • Research Intern (Businesses Allied to Recycle Through Exchange and Reuse.
The second option focused on recycling the flash waste. The intern listed the flash waste with three local materials exchange programs, including: Businesses Allied to Recycle Through Exchange and Reuse (B. A. R. T. E. R.