Sustainability at Saint Paul Public Schools

  • As one of the largest school districts in the state of Minnesota, St. Paul Public Schools recognizes the importance of conserving resources and protecting our environment. SPPS pledges its commitment 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. 
  • Waste Recycling & Composting

    The Environmental Services Group oversees the collection of all District trash, recycleables and food waste. Learn more about SPPS's process to increase the District's recycling rate.


    Energy Efficiency

    The Facilities Department implements energy projects that are cost-effective and proven best practice to ensure projects are successful and minimize SPPS's carbon footprint.


    Sustainability Project Spotlight

    Learn about some of the Sustainability Projects the District's students and staff are working on.



    Environmental Services Manager

    Tod Eckberg

FY18 Sustainability Update