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Ontonagon County Animal shelter works on going green

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Animal Protection shelter is going green.

During the fall spruce-up event held at the facility in October, the idea to recycle materials which were then going into the shelter’s dumpster was discussed, according to a release from Ken Raisanen, who is a cat volunteer at the shelter as well as a member of the Ontonagon Recycling Initiative committee.

A proposal to begin recycling pet food containers and empty bottles from sanitizing and cleaning products was brought to the OCAP board. With the board’s approval, a set of guidelines and instructions were written an...

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