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Green Notes

Hennepin Green Notes is a monthly e-newsletter highlighting environmental programs, news and events from Hennepin County.

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Latest edition

June 2017

In this edition

  • Schools use gardens and compost to teach students about the environment
  • New container-only option added to business recycling grants program and business recycling grants awarded
  • We're hiring contaminated lands specialists
  • In the News
    • County programs and resources connect residents to best disposal options for problematic household items
    • State program will use county model to fund cleanup of contaminated sites
  • Events
    • Explore innovative ways to grow trees on a gravel-bed nursery tour
    • Hazardous waste collection events in July and August
    • Field day: managing horse stables to protect water quality and animal health
  • Green Tip: Continue your green habits during your red, white, and blue celebrations

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