Minneapolis Sustainability

350 S. 5th Street, Room 315M
Minneapolis, MN 55415
[email protected]neapolismn.gov

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The Sustainability Office coordinates city-wide efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Local businesses and non-profits offer opportunities to reduce your footprint and save money at home and at work. Click on the photo icons to learn more about the ideas listed 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 & Buy Renewables

Sustainability: Home

Sustainability Take Action Wind

Sustainability Take Action Solar

Get an 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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Sustainability Take Action Recycling

Sustainability Take Action Zero Hero

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

Take Action_Bus

Take Action_Nice Ride

Sustainability Take Action Car Sharing

Sustainability Take Action Bike

Ride Metro Transit bus and LRT

Rent a Nice Ride

Use a car sharing program

Get more information about bicycling in Minneapolis

DOE Charing EV

Use electric vehicles


Other Actions

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Take Action_Water Quality

Take Action_Local Food

Take Action_Green Business

Plant a tree with support from the City Trees program

Improve water quality with the Adopt-A-Drain program

Support our local food system

Save money and energy at work with these resources


Rain Garden

Save the Bees

Plant a rain garden

Last updated May 14, 2019



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