- ENERGY STAR Program: Information on how to save money through energy efficient products, practices, and DIY project for your home or your business.
- Energy Audits for Center for Energy and Environment: The city partners with a local nonprofit, Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), to offer discounted Home Energy Squad enhanced visits to Woodbury homeowners. The enhanced visit program evaluates homes for energy efficiency opportunities.
Curbside Recycling Event
The City of Woodbury partners with trash and recycling haulers to to provide curbside recycling of appliances, tires and scrap metal at a one-time reduced rate. The annual Curbside Recycling Event typically takes place in May each year; information on how to participate is mailed to all households and businesses with the April/May edition of the City Update Newsletter.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Curbside Recycling Event, scheduled to take place in early May, has been canceled. We hope to reschedule for September. Keep an eye out for more information.
Questions should be directed to Jennifer McLoughlin, sustainability specialist, at email@example.com or 651-714-3593.
- Take the Minnesota Energy Challenge! By taking the Energy Challenge, you are agreeing to take steps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions - and saving money on your utility bills.
- Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Do It Green! Minnesota is a guidebook that helps educate Minnesotans about green and sustainable living and building a healthy, local community. The website provides extensive information from the guidebook, and a Green Community Calendar for Minnesota.
- Living Green - MPCA offers tools, resources, and events for helping Minnesotans prevent pollution, build healthier communities and live more sustainable lives.
- Use the Green Routes website to find unique places to eat, play, shop, sleep, and learn.
Sustainable Building or Remodeling
- MPCA Green Building: Extensive resources and assistance for residents and businesses who are interested in nearly any aspect of green buildings including renewable energy and conservation, landscaping, green building and remodeling, and financing, etc.
- Neighborhood Reinvestment Fund: Residents looking to make home improvements that enhance energy conservation in homes are eligible for this loan program.
Sustainable Food and Products
- The Minnesota Grown Directory can be used to find fresh produce, meat, trees, shrubs, flowers, Christmas trees and many other products. The Minnesota Grown program is a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and nearly 1,000 Minnesota growers and processors that provide quality locally grown products.
- The Woodbury Farmers' Market is operated as a satellite market of the St. Paul Farmers' Market. Check out the website for market location and times.
- The Eat Well Guide provides an easy and comprehensive way to search for restaurants, stores, and farms that provide sustainable food options. The database is continually updated, and can be used to search locally, or throughout the U.S. and Canada if you are traveling.