Expanded Plastics Recycling

By Eva Lewandowski

As of last week, Saint Paul residents are able to recycle a wider range of plastic products in their curbside recycling bins.  This is because Eureka Recycling, Saint Paul’s recycling provider has begun accepting plastics coded with #4 and #5, in addition to the already accepted #1 and #2.  Residents …

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Spring Cleaning

By Eva Lewandowski

After our long, cold winter, the weather is finally warming up a little bit, and while that might mean more time spent outdoors, for many people it also means it’s time for spring cleaning. If your home is anything like mine, you’ve been fighting a losing battle with dust from …

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Minnesota Food News

By Eva Lewandowski

March is an exciting time for food news here in Minnesota.  This month is Minnesota FoodShare’s biggest campaign to restock food shelves throughout the state, and many co-ops, grocery stores, and community groups are collecting food donations to help the program.  I have many fond memories of volunteering with my …

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Learning from Others

By Eva Lewandowski

Part of Do It Green! Minnesota’s mission is to help build healthy, local communities, and as a result, we often find ourselves focusing on the many vibrant communities that we have here in Minnesota.  This is true not just when we are doing our educational programming, but also when we …

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