The car or truck you drive may have a bigger effect on the environment than any other choice you make as a consumer. In Minnesota, over half of all air pollution comes from vehicles.
Nearly all of Minnesota’s 80 major watersheds are benefitting from projects supported by the Clean Water Fund, according to a recent report.
Meet Rick Person, a member of the Minnesota Retiree Environmental Technical Assistance Program, who offers his talent and experience to help small businesses reduce their impact on the environment.
Thanks to a 2014 clean diesel grant, Action Moving (Burnsville) was able to buy a new moving truck with a more efficient, cleaner diesel engine that uses only half the fuel of the truck it replaced.
Clear Lake Press in Waseca has made the transition to green printing, eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals and replacing them with solutions that are safer for employees and better for the environment.
Maplewood Mall's new parking lot reduces polluted stormwater runoff by 67%, by carefully designing ways to filter and catch rainwater.
The MPCA has developed a new tool for tackling algae in the state’s water bodies: a proposed standard for rivers and streams.
Snow removal is not one-size-fits-all. You can do it better, cheaper and pollution-free.
Hybrid and electric cars are popular, partly for their smaller impact on the environment compared to traditional vehicles. But owners of all types of cars can make greener choices when it comes to auto-body work.
Burning waste from demolished farm buildings to avoid disposal costs can be a costly choice.
Waste reduction efforts at Fairview Health Services have reaped some major cost and environmental savings, and saved staff time. Fairview has 8 hospitals and over 40 clinics, employing 22,000 people in Minnesota.
With help from the state’s Legacy Fund, volunteers keep gateway to the Boundary Waters pristine
More than 200 residents in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis were alerted to an investigation of potentially harmful trichloroethylene (TCE) vapor that may be intruding into homes.
Lights are responsible for nearly 15 percent of the traditional home electric bill, making it one of the easiest places to start saving energy and money.