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Where we are focusing our work to protect Minnesota's water, environment, climate, and communities.

Rethink Disposable in Minnesota

Clean Water Action’s award-winning ReThink Disposable program is expanding to Minnesota! ReThink Disposable works with local jurisdictions, businesses, and consumers of take-out food packaging (almost everyone these days) to inspire a cultural shift away from the single-use disposable items.

Field to Fork

The long term goal of Clean Water Action Minnesota’s Sustainable Feed, Sustainable Food is to reshape this industrialized food system, in relation to livestock production, to implement policies that reflect sustainable practices in order to protect our natural resources including soil health, native landscapes, and clean water.

Safer Chemicals for Minnesota

Did you know the shampoo, cleaner, or laundry detergent you wash down the drain may be harming your health and the health of our water? Find out how these chemicals are making their way from our products into our bodies and water, discover simple steps you can take to protect your health from toxic chemicals, and see what we're doing to fight for safer chemicals.

Environmental Justice & Equity in Minnesota

Clean Water believes that health and quality of life should not be determined by your zip code, and every community in the state of Minnesota deserves to have their health and environmental safety treated with equity and integrity. We stand in solidarity and working with residents and allies to address decades of systemic injustice, bringing decision making power back to communities, and providing essential and necessary protections against pollution.

Combatting the Lead Problem in Minnesota

Clean Water Action Minnesota is working to advocate for funding and programs to improve lead remediation efforts at all levels. This includes education, advocacy, and community powerbuilding. We are committed to fighting for lead abatement and removal until the problem has been completely eliminated.