In 2016, the Bloomington City Council completed a strategic planning exercise and selected environmental sustainability as a strategic priority for the City of Bloomington.
Winter Sustainability Actions
Home Weatherization Programs
Home Energy Squad
The Home Energy Squad helps residents living in 1-4 unit buildings learn how their home uses energy and identify energy-saving opportunities. Both virtual and in-person visits are available. Learn more and sign up online.
Weatherization Assistance Program
Services may include:
• Installing insulation
• Reducing air leaks
• Performing heating tune-ups and modifications
• Replacing appliances for energy efficiency and safety
For more information about the Weatherization Assistance Program, call the Sustainable Resources Center at 612-870-4255 or visit blm.mn/weatherize.
Learn how to clear pesky buckthorn step-by-step from Sustainability Commissioner Paul Erdmann and Assistant Maintenance Superintendent Dave Hanson. For more information about buckthorn removal visit blm.mn/buckthorn.
Bloomington is a Minnesota GreenStep City!
Bloomington was proudly named a Step 4 City in 2020. Visit the Minnesota GreenSteps website for specific information on how Bloomington improving sustainability and quality of life for our community.
Partners in Energy
The City of Bloomington works with Xcel Energy to implement Bloomington's Energy Action Plan through Xcel Energy's Partners in Energy offering. More info on Partners in Energy.