The City Council has passed a resolution to set a goal of carbon-free electricity by 2050 for the City of Menomonie.
Learn more about the City's Energy Action Plan and how you can help reach our goal on the Energy Resources Page.
Joint Sustainability Working Group
The City is an active participant in the Joint Sustainability Working Group, a local stakeholder group that discusses local sustainability efforts. The group is organized by Sustainable Dunn and meets every other month. For more information or to join the group, please email Megen Hines.
The City sends out an annual newsletter with information on the environmental programs in the City.
The City is a Responsible Unit (RU) for recycling which requires the city to ensure that recycling services are available to all city residents. The City contracts with local haulers to pick up recycling curbside for residents and offers a drop-off site for recyclables, solid waste, and yard waste.
The City of Menomonie is designated as a Tree City USA. The City has an Urban Forestry Board that oversees and promotes proper management of the City's trees. The City utilizes a gravel bed tree nursery to help plant new trees in the boulevard. In the winter months, the City Community Services department works to prune trees in the right of way.
Learn more about the City's tree pruning program on our Trees page.
The City has a yard waste composting facility at the City Solid Waste and Recycling Site where residents can drop off leaves, grass, garden debris and other yard waste to be composted. The City also does seasonal curbside pick-ups of yard waste on select dates in the spring and fall.