This resource was created through a partnership of Hennepin County, Community POWER and early childhood family educators. It is a free, on-line environmental toolkit for early childhood family education programs. The toolkit will help Early Childhood Family educators actively engage families in creating a healthier environment in the home by reducing waste, properly disposing of hazardous items,rethinking reuse and recycling, protecing water quality, and conserving energy.
The tool kit includes the following divided into the topics of Waste Reduction, Recycling, Toxicity Reduction, Protecting Water Resources, and Climate change and Energy conservation:
Hennepin County Environmental Services has also developed toolkits designed for congregations and community organizations. There are also available in PDF or web page format at http://www.hennepin.us/communitypower.