Minnesota GreenStep City

The City of North St. Paul has the honor of being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City and has received an award for advancing through Step 1, 2 and 3 (of 4) by completing seven best practices. This award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that North St. Paul is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation.

Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a challenge, assistance, and recognition program. As one of 56 participating cities, North St. Paul is helping to lead the way in sustainability across the state of Minnesota.

North St. Paul has worked hard to implement best practices in order to fulfill their sustainability goals. Actions that are taken within the program focus on cost savings, energy use reduction, and the encouragement of civic innovation. Details on the best practices the City has completed can be seen by visiting www.MnGreenStep.org.


This award is a great achievement for North St. Paul. And by being part of a sustainability program, the 56 GreenStep cities are helping to secure Minnesota’s natural beauty for the future while also helping the cities and regions thrive economically and socially.

About GreenStep Cities

Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance and recognition program to help cities achieve their sustainability and quality‐of‐life goals. This free continuous improvement program, managed by a public‐private partnership, is based upon 28 best practices. Each best practice can be implemented by completing one or more actions at a 1, 2 or 3‐star level, from a list of four to eight actions. These actions are tailored to all Minnesota cities, focus on cost savings and energy use reduction, and encourage civic innovation. 

Learn more about our GreenStep efforts and status at https://greenstep.pca.state.mn.us/city-detail/12322