Hennepin County provides funding, resources and assistance for apartment and condos to start or improve programs to divert recyclables and/or organics.
Bin and compostable bag grants
Hennepin County offers grants for bins and compostable bags to start or improve recycling and/or organics recycling at multifamily properties. Applicants may select up to $3,000 worth of bins and compostable bags from the county's product list. Review the grant flyer (PDF) to learn more.
Hennepin County offers grants for multifamily properties to improve recycling and reduce contamination, prevent waste or start organics recycling for composting. Areas of focus can include organics hauling service, construction of waste enclosures or chutes, bulky waste and waste prevention. Applicants may apply for up to $20,000 in funding. Review the grant flyer (PDF) to learn more.
Resources: signage and educational materials
A variety of resources are available to property managers and residents to use to help improve recycling and make it easier: free recycling storage bags, aluminum signage, labels, and educational resources.
Order free container labels, posters, and flyers.
Hennepin County staff is ready to help you start or improve recycling at your apartment or condo. We can help you assess your best options, review potential costs and savings, and determine the steps forward to improve your programs. Free assistance can be provided online or in-person.
Contact the apartment recycling program coordinator to request assistance by emailing email@example.com.