GreenSteps work to conserve resources & reduce waste
Eagan was recognized as a Minnesota GreenStepCity and received a Step 4 award at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference on June 15, 2017..
“This award is a great achievement for Eagan,” said Mayor Mike Maguire. “And by being part of the program, Eagan and our peers are helping to make Minnesota more resilient for the future while also helping our cities thrive economically.”
Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a challenge, assistance, and recognition program to help cities achieve their sustainability and quality-of-life goals. As one of 113 participating cities and tribal nations, Eagan is leading the way in sustainability across the state.
The City has worked hard to implement best practices in order to fulfill sustainability goals. Actions that are taken within the program focus on cost savings, energy use reduction, resource conservation, and the encouragement of civic innovation.
“This recognition shows community members and other cities that Eagan is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation,” shared Andrew Pimental, Eagan’s Director of Parks & Recreation and the City’s GreenStep Coordinator.
To learn more about the GreenStep program, visit www.mngreenstep.org.