Rose White, public service worker
Solid Waste and Recycling, Public Works
General foreman Al Ditty nominated Rose for the huge role she played in introducing the organics program to Minneapolis residents, working on the pilot project and volunteering her time and home to the effort:
- “Rose was on the pilot organic route the past several years to study if organics was worth rolling out citywide. She helped educate residents on the pilot route.
- “Rose and her daughter volunteer to walk in the Torchlight Parade promoting recycling and organics collection.
- “Rose agreed to volunteer to be filmed by the City’s Communications Department in a video used on the City website showing her dumping organics carts on her organic collection route.
- “Rose’s daughter Aubrey volunteered to do the organics video showing City of Minneapolis residents how to prepare and place their organics in their organics cart. Rose agreed to let the Communications Department come into her home and film her daughter preparing the organics.”
Published Oct 20, 2015