Conservation Minnesota

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My conservation New Year’s resolutions

My conservation New Year’s resolutions

I like to think that I’m a good steward of our natural resources here in Minnesota and my carbon footprint is small. Continue reading

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Local Models for Achieving Sustainability

Local Models for Achieving Sustainability

Across Minnesota, communities are finding ways to advance sustainability goals. But, is there one right way to do it? Continue reading

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The maggot-filled, hazardous reality of waste

The maggot-filled, hazardous reality of waste

Have you experienced the difficulty of properly disposing organic or hazardous waste? Many in the metro have. Here’s a break-down of what waste collection woes look like to the average Minnesotan. Continue reading

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Where Did The Missing Solid Waste Tax Dollars Go?

Where Did The Missing Solid Waste Tax Dollars Go?

Once you start looking into how Minnesota pays for recycling programs you can see missing Solid Waste Tax dollars become incredibly important. Continue reading

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Out with the Old: Electronic Recycling

Out with the Old: Electronic Recycling

As Santa knows all too well, nearly everyone wants new electronics during the holiday season. Out with the old and in with the new, but what do you actually do with the old? Continue reading

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What A Waste! It’s Time to Talk About Garbage

What A Waste! It’s Time to Talk About Garbage

Garbage is not a fun thing to think about. It’s the phenomenon known as “out of sight, out of mind” and it is alive and well right here in Minnesota. Continue reading

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Summer 2015 Newsletter: You Made a Difference!

Summer 2015 Newsletter: You Made a Difference!

Because of you, we were able to make important steps forward this year… Continue reading

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A Surplus Of Bad Ideas

A Surplus Of Bad Ideas

The currently proposed spending levels offered by the DFL-controlled Senate would see the next state budget slash $34.5 million dollars from environmental and natural resources sections of the budget. Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Newsletter: Meet The Community Coordinators

Spring 2015 Newsletter: Meet The Community Coordinators

In the past year we have added a new team of five Community Coordinators working in regions that cover more than half the state. Continue reading

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White Pages Win

White Pages Win

One PUC decision will save 94 million pages from being printed annually. Continue reading

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