MILLY'S BIOGRAPHY

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Young Mildred “Milly” Zantow in the 1920s – Stevens and Zantow Families. Milly volunteered at the International Crane Foundation in the 1970s – Stevens and Zantow Families. When Milly went to her county landfill she saw it was full of plastic – Wisconsin DNR. Milly in 1981 when she ran E-Z Recycling with her friend, Jenny Ehl – Wisconsin State Journal. Jenny in 1981 when she ran E-Z Recycling with Milly – Wisconsin State Journal. Jenny Ehl placing a plastic item into a grinder – Stevens and Zantow Families. Plastic ground up into tiny pieces to be used to make new products – Wisconsin DNR. At E-Z Recycling,  Milly, Jenny and their crew collected plastic items to be recycled – Stevens and Zantow Families. The recycling business kept Milly very busy – Stevens and Zantow Families. A recycling poster that Milly would show others when talking about recycling – Stevens and Zantow Families. Milly in 1990 sharing about her recycling work – Doris Litscher Gasser / Ruth Culver Community Library. Milly has inspired others to recycle and help their communities – Wisconsin State Journal.

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Managing Waste in Wisconsin photo collection - Wisconsin DNR

Milly Zantow profile - Wisconsin Women Making History

Oral History Interview with Milly Zantow - Doris Litscher Gasser / Ruth Culver Community Library

Plastics One Through Seven short film - Liese Dart, Nelson Institute / University of Wisconsin Extension

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Keepin’ It in the Loop - Wisconsin DNR
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