Creative reuse — taking discarded, worn, or broken items and creating new products — can help you stretch your budget and keep materials out of the trash.
You may be surprised to learn that recycling is required in many commercial buildings in the Twin Cities metro area, and has been required since January 1, 2016.
Lisa Joan Miller, a 10-year Citizen Lake Monitor, is on a mission to rescue young bullheads that get trapped in beer and pop cans.
Confused by which LED light bulb to buy? With a lot more options on store shelves, bringing home the right bulb can be an annoying process of trial and error. This new app can make it easier.
Simply put, the river is unhealthy. Sediment clouds the water, phosphorus causes algae, nitrogen poses risks to humans and fish, and bacteria make the water unsafe for swimming.
Move or dispose of products that could become hazardous wastes from flood-prone basements, workshops, and garages.
Q Nguyen's yard at the corner of Hoyt and Lexington in St. Paul is unique, whimsical, and very green — both in color and terms of the environment.
Fall is bonfire time, and many of us love backyard fires. But recent air quality alerts caused by smoke from distant forest fires remind us that there’s a hidden cost to backyard burning.
Recent hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are harsh reminders that disasters do not wait. This summer, MPCA staff joined a host of other partners for a spill drill exercise on Minnesota’s North Shore.
Gov. Dayton is calling on you to share your ideas with him to meet water-quality goals and spur collaboration and action to improve Minnesota’s water quality 25% by 2025.
The MPCA has issued an air quality alert for September 14 for ozone and fine particles. Particles, most of us get: they’re the haze you can see in the air. But what is ozone?
Vehicles today pollute less than older models thanks to modern emission control systems. But people still try to modify or remove them. Tampering with emission controls of any vehicle—private or commercial—is illegal.
If you liked the Eco Experience at the State Fair, chances are you’ll also enjoy the Energy Fair, a new event on Harriet Island in St. Paul.
Thanks to a grant from the Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, the Twin Cities will get a better idea of how air pollution varies across urban areas.