Environmental Organizations

Hennepin County Environmental Services
Composting, conservation, recycling, hazardous waste disposal, and the “How to Get Rid of it A-Z Guide” for residents and businesses in Hennepin County.

Linden Hills Power & Light
This neighborhood organization aims to shrink our local carbon footprint through education, community engagement and action. Current projects include a pilot neighborhood composting program and the development of an urban Anaerobic Digester to produce renewable energy!

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Green building techniques, environmental education, and building sustainable communities are just a few of the topic areas covered here by the sponsor of the annual Living Green Expo.

Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
This nonprofit organization advocates for environmentally sound public policy in order to protect Minnesota’s wildlife, natural resources, and the health of its people.

Friends of the Mississippi River
This organization seeks to preserve and restore the Mississippi River’s fish and wildlife, its vital floodplains and scenic bluffs, its natural and cultural treasures, its beauty and its romance._

Twin Cities Free Market
Post your unwanted yet usable household items on this free site—part of an effort to reduce the amount of reusable goods being thrown away.