Additional Richfield Resources:
- Sustainability Commission
- Water Resources
- Parks and Recreation
- Wood Lake Nature Center
- Regional trails
What does the City's Sustainability Specialist do?
As Richfield's Sustainability Specialist, Rachel Lindholm works on a variety of projects including municipal waste reduction and education efforts, solar installations, EV fleet implementation, running the city's organics drop-off program, resident and business waste reduction and recycling efforts, energy efficiency efforts, landscaping standards and initiatives, green construction efforts, park projects (native plantings, recycling, etc), sustainability website creation and maintenance, improving the environmental footprint of events held within the City, connecting multiple departments on sustainability projects, acting as the staff liaison for the Sustainability Commission, interacting with local schools and businesses on environmental efforts, answering resident questions, and so much more.