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Climate Resilience Information

updated: Friday, December 30, 2016

2015 Ready and Resilient Guide
2015 Ready and Resilient Guide

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updated: Thursday, February 09, 2017

St. Louis Park has a history of being a leader in environmental stewardship. As part of the city’s continued commitment to the environment, sustainable practices are being evaluated and implemented whenever possible. Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of future generations...

Environmental Stewardship

updated: Friday, January 20, 2017

St. Louis Park is committed to being a leader in environmental stewardship. We promote increased environmental consciousness and responsibility in all areas of city business. The City Council created an Environment and Sustainability Commission to foster and promote sustainable and environmentally aware programs, direction and stewardship for residents...

2017 Arbor Day and Community Tree Planting

updated: Friday, February 03, 2017

Come help us celebrate and plant 60 trees at the St. Louis Park Rec Center with our partner Tree Trust on Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m. - noon. The City of St. Louis Park and Tree Trust, a St. Louis Park non-profit, have once again partnered to plant trees in St. Louis Park as part of our Arbor Day Celebration. The Rec Center has been losing tree canopy...

Plastic Bags

updated: Monday, January 30, 2017

Plastic Bags – At the November 2, 2015 Special Study Session Discussion and later during a July 25, 2016 Study Session Discussion, the St. Louis Park City Council chose to set aside action on single-use plastic bags. The council may choose to revisit the plastic bag issue in the future and in the meantime encourages residents to bring...

Zero Waste Packaging

The Zero Waste Packaging ordinance went into effect on January 1, 2017. Throughout the fall, city staff were busy meeting with food establishments to assist them in making changes to packaging that can be recycled or composted. Many businesses have made the switch, though you will notice some places that are still in transition. The city is continuing...

Alternative Fueled Vehicles

updated: Monday, January 09, 2017

The City of St. Louis Park promotes alternative use vehicles. St. Louis Park was the first city in the state to own and manage an E-85 pump to fuel its E-85 fleet, which currently consists of 23 vehicles. The city also owns and operates 11 hybrid vehicles and several bio-diesel trucks. St. Louis Park purchased in 2016...

Green Building

updated: Thursday, December 29, 2016

St. Louis Park encourages the use of green building practices whenever possible. Green building practices encompass many different aspects from design to reusing materials to alternative landscaping. Get more information from the U.S. Green Building Council or visit the St. Louis Park Home Improvement page. Contact Julie Grove at jgrove@stlouispark...

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