Take Action

The Sustainability Office coordinates city-wide efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our partners offer opportunities to reduce your footprint and save money at home and at work. Try out one of the ideas below or get involved with a local environmental organization to prevent climate change. If you would like to receive occasional email updates about Minneapolis sustainability initiatives, news, and events, please subscribe to our email list.

Save Energy

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Get a energy audit and learn more about rebates from the Home Energy Squad

Power your home with wind from Xcel Energy

Power your home with solar energy

Prevent Waste

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Compost food and other waste through the City’s Organics Recycling program

Recycle more by following the Solid Waste and Recycling guidelines

Become a Zero Hero by reducing waste

Save Fuel

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Ride Metro Transit bus and LRT

Rent a Nice Ride bike

Use a car sharing program

Get more information about bicycling in Minneapolis

Let the Savings Continue 

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Plant a tree with support from the City Trees program

Improve water quality with these tips

Support our local food system

Save money and energy at work with these resources

 

Last updated Mar 25, 2016