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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 2018

In this edition

  • Revisions to Hennepin County’s recycling ordinance now available for public comment 
  • Slash your trash! Join the Zero Waste Challenge
  • Bag something awesome: Choose to Reuse
  • New medicine drop boxes available throughout the county
  • New cleaning stations make it easier for boaters to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species
  • Learning and volunteer opportunities
    • Learn tree case basics at an upcoming tree stewards class
    • Work locally to protect clean water by becoming a Master Water Steward
  • Grants and funding opportunities
    • Applications being accepted for environmental education grants 
    • Funding available to cities to establish organics recycling drop-off sites
    • Grants awarded to clean up contaminated sites
  • Events
    • Compost bin sales
    • Environmental education networking meetings
  • Green Tip: Save the food by learning proper food storage

Archived editions

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