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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

July 2016 

In this edition

  • Slash your trash - join the Zero Waste Challenge
  • Better than new. Choose to reuse.
  • Recycle Everywhere campaign encourages residents to rethink their recycling routine
  • Get a bin to start composting in your backyard
  • Improvements at Hennepin Energy Recovery Center will reduce air emissions and increase efficiency
  • Maps available showing requirements for Minnesota’s new vegetated buffer law
  • Grant program updates
    • Business recycling grants available
    • School recycling grants awarded
    • Grants awarded to clean up contaminated sites
    • Projects underway to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species
    • 40 rain gardens installed with the help of a Natural Resources Grant
  • In the news
    • The Hennepin Energy Recovery Center is part of the solution to our waste problem
    • All Minneapolis recycling customers can now participate in organics recycling
  • Events
    • Envisioning the future of environmental education for youth
    • Sustainable agriculture demonstration field day
    • Fix-It Clinics
    • Hazardous waste collection events
  • Green tip: Recycle everywhere at home

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