Get Involved with Sustainability

  1. Sustainable Homes
  2. Sustainable Businesses
  3. Volunteer

Sustainable Homes

Waste & Recycling

  • Do you have questions about reducing your waste, recycling or composting? Visit our Recycling Center’s page for more information about how the city can help!


  • Centerpoint Energy’s Home Energy Squad will assess your home offer custom energy-saving solutions that could save you money on future bills. Learn more and request a visit here.
  • Interested in joining a solar garden, installing solar on your roof, or purchasing renewable energy from your utility company? Visit our Solar Resources page to learn more about options available to you.

Environment - Lawn and Garden


  • Coon Rapids has a large network of parks and trails. View our system in an interactive map!
  • Drive Electric Minnesota has information about electric vehicles and how you can help make transportation cleaner in Minnesota.
  • View local public EV charging stations on the PlugShare map, including a station at City Hall and at the Ice Center.
  • Metro Transit’s Carpool and Vanpool program will help match you with a carpool partner and qualify for reduced-rate parking and express lanes.
  • Learn more about the fixed route bus lines that serve Anoka County and Coon Rapids. You can also view Metro Transit’s larger system map here.