“It’s great to be with folks who are facing similar challenges and want to make our community better.”
SCCA Member: Jim Welna, Welna II Hardware

Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Recycling Resources

April’s SCCA meeting raised some important issues and shared information with each other.

Batteries: You probably know that used batteries should never be thrown in the garbage. Some recycling haulers will take them if you put them together in a plastic bag in your recycling. You can also drop used batteries off at the Lake Street Target. They will also take cell phones and plastic bags.

Compost: Organics recycling is taking root … More

Seward Neighborhood Garage Sale 5/17-18

Yippee,  it looks like Spring is finally here!  Time to clean out your back office, copy room or storage space.  The Seward Neighborhood Garage Sale days are scheduled for Friday May 17th and Saturday May 18.   If you want to host a garage sale you need to register here by this Friday, May 10.  For more information on the event, check out SNG’s website.
This year SNG is not only organizing over … More

Save Water, Save Money!



SCCA is pleased to provide an opportunity to do a bulk buy of water saving fixtures. Metro CERTS makes their Make a Splash program available to individual businesses, and an even better deal available to groups of businesses that make an order together.

We will be ordering pre-rinse valves, like the one pictured above. Just one of these can save you $410 every year by reducing the number of gallons of water used, … More

Business Buzz: Franklin Freeze, Verdant Tea, and A Bunch of Awards!

Seward businesses have been winning awards right and left this month! Here’s the rundown:

City Pages Best Of the Twin Cities 2013

As usual, this list included several Seward businesses:

Memory Lanes for “Best Bowling Alley

Wood from the Hood for “Best Craftspeople

Seward Co-op for “Best Natural Foods Grocery

Minnesota Women’s Press

The Minnesota Women’s Press named the Birchwood Cafe their “favorite place for the ultimate More