Monthly Archives: May 2015

More than 80% of waste diverted from landfills in 2014

GreenNotesIn 2014, 81 percent of the waste generated in Hennepin County was diverted from landfills and reused, recycled, composted, or burned to create energy. This enabled the county to meet the 2015 landfill diversion goal established by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for the second consecutive year.

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Upcoming Native Plant Sales!


Wild Ones Plant Sale
Order by 5/21, Pick-up on 5/31                                     

The Vagary
Sales: 5/16, 5/17, 5/23 and 5/24, 9am-2pm

Hennepin County Master Gardeners
5/16, 9am– 2pm,  Hopkins Pavilion,
11000 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins

Landscape Revival: Native Plant Expo
6/6, 9am-3pm, Cub Foods Community Pavilion
1201 Larpenteur Ave W, Roseville
Let us know which plants you’re incorporating into your landscape!

Lynnhurst Garlic Mustard Pull, Tues., May 12, 6:30 p.m

Please join the Lynnhurst Environmental Committee May 12, to pull garlic mustard plants – an invasive plant (see below for more info) from the Minnehaha Creek paths. Meet at the Lynnhurst Community Center. Bring gloves and a garbage bag. Call Becky at 612-239-3208 for directions and questions.   Tues. May 12 6:30pm. Continue reading