Toolkits are helpful in educating and engaging students to think about the environment and ways to care for it. Below teachers and informal educators will find links to various organizations that offer an assortment of toolkits that are available for check out or download.

Dakota CountyEnvironmental Books

Dakota County provides a number of resources including display kits, activity kits, learning kits and pull-up banners available for check-out to Dakota County educators for a maximum of one week. Visit the link below for more information. 

Web link Dakota County Environmental Education Resources 


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

The MPCA has a collection of educational videos on a variety of environmental topics available for check out from their Learning Resource Center & Library. For a full list with descriptions, click on the PDF link below. Contact the Resource Center at 651-757-2120 for more information about check out guidelines.

Environmental Video Guide (PDF)

Contact Us

City Education Department
13713 Frontier Court
Burnsville, MN 55337-3817
Phone: 952-895-4559

Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, BurnsvilleEagan and Lakeville that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

DVR is not a drop off facility and does not accept any materials for recycling.