Ever wonder if there was a better way to dispose of trash than just in a landfill? Well, come check out the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (HERC) located in downtown Minneapolis with MNAEP. This facility takes waste generated from Minneapolis and the surrounding communities, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, and burns it to generate enough energy to power 25,000 homes.
TOUR DATE: November 14, 2019
TIME: 4:00PM (Tour takes 1.5 hours)
LOCATION: Tour begins at HERC Visitor Center located at 435 North 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Additional information will be provided to those who plan to attend regarding parking, what to wear, and other tour details. Please let us know via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you plan to attend the tour by: End of Day November 7, 2019.
NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR – Following the HERC tour will be a happy hour just down the street at Fulton Brewing, 414 6th Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Even if you can’t make the tour, join us at Fulton at 5:30PM to network with other environmental professionals. Environmental professionals of all ages welcome – hope to see you all there!