Dakota Valley Region

Leigh Behrens Dakota Valley Recycling Just south of the Minnesota River in northern Dakota County lie the cities of Burnsville, Eagan and Apple Valley, often collectively referred to as Dakota Valley. Burnsville, a city of 59,118, has garnered national acclaim for its environmental initiatives. The Natural Resources Defense Council’s Smarter …

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Duluth

Do It Green! Minnesota Green and Sustainable Living Resources for Duluth, Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota is part of the Twin Ports (Duluth, MN and Superior, WI), Approximately 150 miles northeast of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. With a population of 100,000, Duluth is a city actively involved with sustainable issues. Several citizen …

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Northfield Resources

Do It Green! Minnesota Green and Sustainble Living Resources for Northfield, Minnesota Northfield, MN is located 35 miles south of the Twin Cities, 6 miles east of I-35. Population: 18,256 (2003 estimate), includes 5,000 college students On the banks of the Cannon River sits Northfield, Minnesota, well known for its …

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Rochester and Region

Do It Green! Minnesota Rochester and Region Lake City and Zumbrota – Green and Sustainable Living Resources Best known as the home of the Mayo Clinic and IBM, Rochester is also southeastern Minnesota’s largest community with approximately 137,000 residents in the city and Olmsted County. Money Magazine recently said it …

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Sidewalk Etiquette

Eva Lewandowski For most people, sidewalks aren’t a common topic of conversation.  At most, we might hear about them a few times in winter, when our weather makes (or should make) shoveling an almost everyday occurrence.  But we’re still enjoying relatively warm weather, so why am I writing about sidewalks right now? As …

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