Earth Day is a day for the global community to come together around our shared planet – together, we can change the world! Activities you find here will help you reduce your impact on the Earth and be a better steward of resources.
Complete at least three activities to be entered into a drawing for a $25 Visa gift card.
Click the badge at the bottom of the page to enter.
The final day of the Earth Day Action Quest is April 30. Happy trails!
Click on the categories below to see the different challenges.
Keep track of everything you throw in the trash today. Click to read more.
Learn how to store your food so that it lasts longest. Click to read more.
Thank a favorite restaurant for its green practices. Click to read more.
Instead of tossing out broken items, challenge yourself to fix them instead. Click to read more.
Donate your time, skills, gently used items, food and more. Click to read more.
Come browse the shelves at your county’s free product reuse space and see what you find! Click to read more.
Recycle only items that are accepted by your hauler. Click to read more.
Bring batteries to your county’s collection site. Click to read more.
Dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) at a drop-off location near you. Click to read more.
Start collecting food scraps at your home. Click to read more.
Check out what happens at Shakopee’s Dem-Con MRF and prepare to be amazed. Click to read more.
Exchange your lead fishing tackle for a non-lead tackle. Click to read more.
Explore one of the 24 regional and county parks in your own backyard! Click to read more.
Read a book about nature – plants, animals, climate, landscapes! Click to read more.
Clean out your medicine cabinet and dispose of your unwanted and expired medicines. Click to read more.
Take a virtual tour of the Ramsey/ Washington Recycling & Energy Center. Click to read more.