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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

March 2018

In this edition

  • Organics recycling accepted at drop-off facility in Bloomington
  • Update on revising the county's recycling ordinance
  • Hennepin County forestry receives outstanding project award
  • Grants awarded to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species
  • Grants available to clean up contaminated sites
  • Citizen scientists needed to monitor wetlands
  • County to develop energy benchmarking program
  • New video helps students learn how to sort recycling and trash at school
  • Spring cleaning events and resources
    • 208 hazardous waste collection events
    • City cleanup events
    • Mattress recycling drop-off and pick-up options
    • Close the loop by purchasing recycled paint
  • Events
    •  Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day
    • Step to It and build healthy, eco-friendly habits
    • Resilient yard workshops
    • Rain barrel distribution events
  • Green Tip: Spring cleaning the green way

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