Zero Waste Challenge
Get help to live a lower waste lifestyle
Many people are interested in taking steps to prevent waste, recycle, and compost more but aren’t sure where to start.
Hennepin County’s Zero Waste Challenge programs will help you learn more, connect you with resources to help you reach your goals, and provide support and motivation along the way. There are three opportunities to get involved:
- A personalized, eight-month Zero Waste Challenge is open to approximately 50 households per round. This challenge offers one-on-one support and accountability from trained waste experts.
- A fully online, month-long Plastic-Free Challenge has unlimited participation and directs households to focus on actions to reduce single-use plastics.
- A fully online, month-long Stop Food Waste Challenge has unlimited participation and directs households to focus on actions to prevent wasting food.
Registration for the Stop Food Waste Challenge is open in July, and the challenge will take place August 1–31, 2022.
Learn more about each challenge in the drawers below.