News: Celebrate Earth Day by taking the Earth Action Challenge

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Hennepin County Minnesota


Contact: Alisa Reckinger, Environment and Energy, 612-348-4788

Pledge to take the Earth Action Challenge

This year to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22, we invite you to participate in the Earth Action Challenge.

Every day in the week leading up to Earth Day, we’ll focus on an action that you can take to protect the environment and we'll connect you with resources to help you take that action.

  • Monday, April 15: Recycle smart – know what goes in your recycling cart
  • Tuesday, April 16: Green your spring cleaning
  • Wednesday, April 17: Get around in a sustainable way
  • Thursday, April 18: Ditch the disposables
  • Friday, April 19: Capture rain water
  • Saturday, April 20: Clean up in your community
  • Sunday, April 21: Get outside
  • Monday, April 22: Make every day Earth Day

How to participate

Sign up at

Join the conversation on social media:

  • Follow the challenge on Hennepin County Environment’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • Help spread the word — save, upload, and share the graphic below using #EarthActionChallenge.

For more information about other ways to get involved, view a map of Earth Day events throughout Hennepin County.

I'm taking the Earth Action Challenge graphic

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