The commercial sector generates more than half of the total waste in Hennepin County, and nearly two-thirds of the waste created at businesses and non-profits is recyclable.
Having a strong recycling program conserves natural resources and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, can help your bottom line, and demonstrates your organization’s commitment to sustainability and the community.
Grants of up to $50,000 are available to help businesses, non-profit organizations and institutions start or improve programs to divert recyclables and organics from the trash.
Free signage and assistance
Hennepin County also offers signage, technical assistance and case studies to help business and organizations start or improve recycling programs.