Adopt A River
Adopt a River eco project

Adopt iconic river sections and we will host your events; providing boats, guides, shuttles and waste removal. River adoption is a fun way to do something good!

Eco Market
eco market eco project

Adopt a river, plant a tree, become a member, find local services, and  shop for goods from local earth-friendly vendors and businesses. You can do it all on our Eco Marketplace!

Street Cleanups
Blue Earth Project street cleanup eco project

Gathering our community neighborhoods to help keep Mankato beautiful. We’ve collected thousands of pounds of trash this year already, follow our Facebook page for the next cleanup event location!

Nutrient Reduction
nutrient reduction eco project

We are in the process of building a solar-powered platform capable of removing floating debris and invisible chemicals. We can use the excess nutrient to grow food via aquaponic beds.

Mankato Zero Waste

Mankato Zero Waste educates the Greater Mankato Area about FREE Organics Recycling services offered through partnerships with multiple cities.

podcast eco project

Bi-weekly episodes give a voice to a wealth of diverse viewpoints and expertise in our community on pressing regional topics.

Tree Planting

When you become a member of the Blue Earth Project we automatically dedicate funding for reforestation projects in Southern MN.

Energy Consulting

Connecting our community with the best providers. Due to recent legislation, it’s super easy to go green and save a lot of money.

Next Big Idea
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Is there a particular project you think we should adopt? Follow the link below to give us your suggestions.