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Listed below are internet resources with a wide range of environmental information for everyone from children to business executives.

Environmental Resources
Backyard Composting

Composting in Plymouth
Backyard Composting Guide from University of MN

Disposal Garbage Haulers Licensed in Plymouth
Hennepin County Green Disposal Guide
Hennepin County Environmental Info Environmental Information
Hazardous Waste Hennepin County Drop Off Sites for Residents
Waste and Disposal Guide
Websites for Students U.S. Geological Survey
EEK! Environmental Education for Kids
EPA Interactive Water Quality
EPA Water Cycle 
U.S. Geological Survey Water Posters
Plant for Clean Water

Best Plants for 30 Tough Sites
Blue Thumb – Planting for Clean Water
Native Plant suppliers and consultants in Minnesota
Rain Gardens – A How-to Manual for Homeowners (PDF)
Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series
NRCS Back Yard Conservation Guide
Wild Ones Handbook

Reduce Waste

Hennepin County Green Disposal Guide
Hennepin County’s "Choose to Reuse" Directory
Prevent Food Waste
Reduce Food Waste
The Twin Cites Free Market

Repair Repair, Repurpose, Reuse
Save Energy Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audit
EnergyStar Program
Greenhouse Gas Calculator
Watersheds in Plymouth Bassett Creek Watershed
Elm Creek Watershed
Minnehaha Creek Watershed
Shingle Creek Watershed


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