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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

May 2018

In this edition

  • Options for managing ash trees from the threat of emerald ash borer: New website and educational resources available
  • On the path to zero waste landfilled: updated recycling progress report available, progress on revising the county’s recycling ordinance to require organics recycling
  • Zero Waste Challenge participants learn a lower-waste lifestyle
  • Free compost helps schools close the loop on organics recycling
  • Hopkins High School wins metro and state Envirothon to advance to nationals
  • Solid Waste Management Master Plan and Zero Waste Challenge receive national awards
  • In the News
    • Wayzata Sailing Center receives grant to engage youth in investigating aquatic invasive species
    • Interest in zero waste lifestyle grows in Minnesota
    • Natural resources grant helps fund unique permeable paver alley project
    • Southwest High School green team members advocate for climate action and work to make their lunchroom zero waste
  • Green Tip: Identifying ash trees and planning for emerald ash borer

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