A Business Guide to
T h e Minnesota Office of
1 Environmental Assistance is a
state agency dedicated to
promoting an environmentally
7 sound future for Minnesota
through education, assistance
1 and partnership-building to
reduce waste and pollution,
conser\ie and recover resources,
-1 and'plan for the responsible
management of all wastes.
.. 1 Assistance helps Minnesota
The Office of Environmental
businesses incorporate waste
prevention and resource conser-
vation into their everyday prac-
tices. Businesses that make
Recycling Marlzet Development
central to their way of doing
products, or companies that
business usually find that they
. manufacture products using
cut costs at the same time.
recyclable materials. To help
Minnesota's strong commitment
these Minnesota businesses .
to both environmental protec-
locate needed resources,
tion and economic development whether they are starting,
has helped the state to maintain expanding or improving, the
one of the healthiest economies Office of Environmental Assis-
in the nation as Mll as one of
tance has published this direc-
tory, a Business Guide to Recy.
including the highest recycling
cling Market Development.
rate of any state at 40 percent.
directory lists and describes
Minnesota welcomes busi-
sources of financial and techni-
nesses that use recyclable
cal help available to Minnesota
materials, either companies that businesses working with recy-
add value to recyclables by
processing them into forms that
can be used to make new
OEA Market Development Financial and Technical Assistance Program page 1
2. Accessing Technology Information and Expertise
3a Securing a Steady .Supply of Recyclable Materials
4. Market Analysis
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7. Sources of Financing Beyond OEAs Market Development Program