On 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Minneapolis calls for sustainability every day

April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Minneapolis celebrates Earth Day every day. The City and its residents are collectively learning innovative ways to operate that protect our resources and well-being for generations to come.

Some highlights of Minneapolis’ sustainable work:

People can make all kinds of decisions to be greener and save money at the same time. Sustainable living isn’t a luxury, and it isn’t a sacrifice either. It’s about living well now while also ensuring a great quality of life for our grandchildren.

What can you resolve to do?

Earth Day was founded April 22, 1970, to put the environment on the national agenda. The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species acts.

Published Apr 22, 2010

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