Contacts

Environmental Services
600 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN  55318
(952) 361-1800
environment@co.carver.mn.us

Environmental Center
116 Peavey Circle
Chaska, MN  55318
(952) 361-1835

Resources

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Looking for additional information? Visit the following organizations websites for more information regarding recycling, reuse, waste reduction, hazardous waste, regulations and other interesting environmental topics.

For Kids

BottleStore: A Kids Guide to Recycling Glass and Plastic

Providing recycling facts, trivia, tool kits and fun activities!

Meet The Planet Pals!

Planet Pals will teach you all about being a good steward to the planet.  With fun activities, music, posters, and more, Planet Pals will make learning fun!

Ollie's World

Help Ollie save the planet by doing your part!  Join Ollie’s team, play games, and learn about things you can do in our town!

NASA Climate Kids

Learn about climate and impacts on the environment by watching videos, playing games, coloring pictures, and more!

Climate Kids: Recycle This!

Maybe it would help if you could make a targeted tossing contest out of it every time you threw something into a bin. Well, now you can!

Nature's Recyclers Coloring Book

Learn about composting by coloring!  This coloring book teaches kids about composting and the microorganisms involved in the process.

Local and National Organizations

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

The DNR's mission is to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state’s natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

The MPCA monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations.

Minnesota Waste Wise

Minnesota Waste Wise is a member-supported 501(c)(3) that delivers strategic environmental consulting to help businesses save money through waste reduction, resource conservation and energy efficiency.

National Recycling Coalition (NRC)

The NRC is a national non-profit advocacy group and professional membership organization designed to create meaningful partnerships with corporate, government, and nonprofit leaders to bring about important changes in the way we use, manage, and recycle natural resources.

Recycle More Minnesota

The Recycle More Minnesota campaign is a joint effort between the Recycling Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, designed to increase recycling in Minnesota through increased awareness about the benefits of recycling and the opportunities available.

Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM)

RAM is committed to promoting resource conservation through waste prevention, reuse, recycling, composting and purchasing practices using the most cost effective and environmentally sound methods available in Minnesota.

Reduce Waste: If Not You, Who?

The Reduce Waste campaign was designed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), to reduce waste in Minnesota through increased awareness about the benefits of waste reduction and the opportunities available.

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment.

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