- Minneapolis Organics Recycling Pilot & Promotion -
- Energy Efficiency -
MCA partnered with Minnesota Center for Energy and the Environment to promote Home Energy Squad services. MCA engaged hundreds of households with 232 completing home energy squad visits and 73 going on to further improve home energy efficiency through insulation and heating system upgrades. MCA has successfully partnered with Minneapolis neighborhood organizations to buy down the already low costs associated with the program to further incentivize participation.
- Local Climate Awards & Recognition -
In 2012, Minneapolis Climate Action partnered with the Blend Awards to present the first EcoBlend award. Blend awards recognize new and remodeled developments which blend to our Minneapolis Neighborhoods. EcoBlend further acknowledges builders using sustainable practices that incorporate eco-friendly design.
Climate Action Hero Awards
In 2017, Minneapolis Climate Action presented our first Climate Action Hero Awards. One award goes toward representatives of public office and another is presented to an outstanding citizen in recognition of their action on climate.
Climate Action Hero Awards 2018
Minnesota State Representative Frank Hornstein and Theresa Harich received the awards in 2018 for their commitment to our community and climate action.
Climate Action Hero Award 2019
Minneapolis Climate Action is honored to have presented the Climate Hero Award to Michael Chaney. His decades long commitment to racial and environmental justice, urban farming, and community building is a priceless resource in our community. Michael's current focus is the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment project in North Minneapolis.