Three children’s necklaces were recalled this month because they contained toxic levels of cadmium, following an investigation by Minnesota state agencies.
Noticed something “off” in the air past few days? A lot of us thought it smelled of, to put it bluntly, poop.
Better government and smart stewardship of taxpayer dollars motivated Lt. Governor Tina Flint Smith to renew the state’s commitment to sustainable operations.
This holiday season, prevent costly sewer clogs by keeping grease out of sinks. And while you’re at it, stop flushing "disposable" wipes down the toilet.
November 15 is America Recycles Day. Celebrate by making a pledge to recycle more throughout the year.
Did you know the fish and bugs living in Minnesota’s rivers and streams can tell a story about the quality of the water and habitat within them? Caddisfly larvae like these thrive in clean water.
Widespread use of antibiotics has resulted in an alarming increase in antibiotic-resistant infections. November 13–19 is U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week. Find out more.
For more than a decade, local and state partners have been tackling stormwater and erosion problems on the Poplar River and won: The river is now meeting water quality standards for sediment.
The Chippewa 10% Project strives to increase continuous living cover in the Chippewa River watershed by 10%, from 24 to 34%. Living cover will also mean decreasing pollutants in water resources.
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.