Environmental education items

Factsheets, pamphlets and handouts covering a wide variety of environmental topics are available to community groups, volunteers, cities, nonprofits and schools in Hennepin County at no charge.


Recycling and disposal

Recycling guide
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Recycling guide magnet
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Hennepin County drop-off facilities
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Organics recycling guide
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Organics recycling guide magnet
Organics recycling guide magnet thumbnail
Green Disposal Guide magnet
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How to get rid of it guide
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Recycling activity book
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Recycled newspaper pencils
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Get rid of your unwanted medicines
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Safe disposal of household needles and sharps
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Donation opportunities
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Reducing waste and recycling during your move
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Protecting natural resources

Emerald ash borer and options for managing ash trees
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Decision guide for managing ash trees
Decision guide for managing ash trees thumbnail
Ash tree ID cards
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10 things you can do to protect water quality
10 things you can do to protect water quality thumbnail
Lake Minnetonka map
Lake Minnetonka map thumbnail

Yard care and composting

Managing yard waste
Managing yard waste  thumbnail
Home composting instructions
Home composting instructions thumbnail
Diagnosing common composting problems
Diagnosing common composting problems thumbnail
Reduce the need for pesticides and herbicides
Reduce the need for pesticides and herbicides thumbnail

Living greener

Green cleaning recipes
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Identify and reduce hazardous chemicals at home
Identify and reduce hazardous chemicals at home thumbnail
Tips to fight food waste
Tips to fight food waste thumbnail
Hold the mail
Hold the mail thumbnail
Remember the bags window cling
Remember the bags window cling thumbnail

Translated materials

Recycling guide: Cambodian Khmer
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Recycling guide: Hmong
Recycling guide: Hmong thumbnail
Recycling guide: Lao
Recycling guide: Lao thumbnail
Recycling guide: Oromo
Recycling guide: Oromo thumbnail
Recycling guide: Somali
Recycling guide: Somali thumbnail
Recycling guide: Spanish
Recycling guide: Spanish thumbnail
Recycling guide: Thai
Recycling guide: Thai thumbnail
Recycling guide: Vietnamese
Recycling guide: Vietnamese thumbnail
Recycling guide: Russian
Recycling guide: Russian thumbnail
Organics guide: Hmong
Organics guide: Hmong thumbnail
Organics guide: Lao
Organics guide: Lao thumbnail
Organics guide: Oromo
Organics guide: Oromo thumbnail
Organics guide: Spanish
Organics guide: Spanish thumbnail
Organics guide: Somali
Organics guide: Somali thumbnail
Organics guide: Swahili
Organics guide: Swahili thumbnail
How to get rid of it guide: Spanish
How to get rid of it guide: Spanish thumbnail
Get rid of your unwanted medicines: Spanish
Get rid of your unwanted medicines: Spanish thumbnail
Green cleaning recipes: Spanish
Green cleaning recipes: Spanish thumbnail
Coloring book: Spanish
Coloring book: Spanish thumbnail
Remember the bags window cling: Lao
Remember the bags window cling: Lao thumbnail
Remember the bags window cling: Hmong
Remember the bags window cling: Hmong thumbnail
Remember the bags window cling: Somali
Remember the bags window cling: Somali thumbnail
Remember the bags window cling: Spanish
Remember the bags window cling: Spanish thumbnail