SUSTAINABILITY AT SAINT PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOLSAs one of the largest school districts in the state of Minnesota, St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) recognizes the importance of conserving resources and protecting our environment. SPPS is committed to environmental stewardship by fostering healthy and sustainable schools that positively impact our students' learning experience and prepare them to be environmentally literate leaders of tomorrow.
The Environmental Services Group oversees the collection of all District trash, recyclables and food waste. Learn more about SPPS's process to increase the District's recycling rate.
The District created an Energy Action Plan in 2020. Learn about the strategies and goals for energy conservation, efficiency and education.
Learn about some of the Sustainability Projects the District's students and staff are working on.
The Facilities Department implements energy projects that are cost-effective and proven best practices to ensure projects are successful and minimize SPPS's carbon footprint.