Minnesota GreenStep Cities
What is GreenStep Cities?
Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a challenge, assistance and recognition program to help cities achieve their sustainability goals through implementation of 28 best practices. Each best practice can be implemented by completing one or more specific actions from a list of four to eight actions. These actions are tailored to all Minnesota cities, focus on cost savings and energy use reduction, and encourage innovation.
Visit the website at http://www.mngreenstep.org to learn more!
Other Introductory Resources:
- Download a factsheet
- Watch a short video on GreenStep Cities
- Browse through a presentation
- Watch a documentary on cities leading the way
Watch a Short Video About GreenStep Cities
This very brief video was created by Great Plains Institute to help introduce folks like you to GreenStep Cities. Take a look!
This presentation provides an introduction to Minnesota GreenStep Cities, an action-oriented voluntary program offering a cost-effective, simple pathway to implementation of sustainable development best practices that focus on cost savings and energy use reduction, and encourage innovation. This presentation walks through the basics of the program and the simple steps it takes for any city in Minnesota to get started.
Green Cities Leading the Way
Green Cities Leading the Way is a coproduction of League of Minnesota Cities and Twin Cities Public TV. This 27 minute documentary highlights the sustainability measures being taken by four trailblazing Minnesota cities: Barnesville, Elk River, Minneapolis, and New Ulm.
To see case studies on these cities, click here.