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Go Twins. Go Green.


Beyond the excitement of baseball games, Target Field stands as a testament to the Twins’ vision—proving that an entertainment facility can be a pioneer in sustainable practices, demonstrating a commitment to environmental responsibility, and inspiring fans to be champions for the very planet that sustains us.


compost and recycling bins at Target Field

Waste Diversion

More than 99% of waste at Target Field is diverted from landfills, and leftover concessions food is donated to local nonprofits. Fans help make Target Field MLB’s greenest ballpark by responsibly disposing of waste in compost or recycling bins.

compostable packaging at Target Field

Compostable Packaging

Eco-friendly packaging promotes sustainability at concessions. Nearly all concessions packaging at Target Field is compostable thanks to ReRoute Americas, our Official Composting Partner.

rainwater recycling at Target Field

Rainwater Recycling

Our one-of-a-kind Pentair system captures rainwater and reuses it for ballpark maintenance, saving more than 20 million gallons since Target Field opened.

train station outside of Target Field


Target Field is ideally situated for pedestrian or bike access, and is more accessible by public transit than any other ballpark in America.

lights on at Target Field during an evening game

Energy Efficiency

Target Field is almost fully lit by LED lighting, and we have a state-of-the-art energy conservation system to regulate temperature throughout the facility in the most energy efficient manner.

kids sorting recycling

Community Outreach

Education programs like Learning Through Baseball and community partnerships help inspire Twins Territory to be champions for our planet.


You can be a champion for our planet when you visit Target Field!


Recycle: Bottles & cans

Nearly all concessions packaging at Target Field is compostable thanks to ReRoute Americas, our Official Composting Partner.

Do your part to keep waste out of landfills by disposing of items in the correct organics and recycling bins located throughout the ballpark.

Organics for composting: Food, food-soiled paper, compostable products


water refill station at Target Field

You can bring an empty reusable water bottle and fill it at free water refill stations throughout the ballpark courtesy of Pentair, our Official Smart, Sustainable Water Provider.

  • Main Concourse: Sections 111, 117, 131, 140
  • Mezzanine Level: Section 240
  • Club Level: Sections C, L, S, Minnie & Paul’s
  • Terrace Level: Sections 202, 215, 226


train station outside of Target Field

Target Field is connected to the Cedar Lake Trail for pedestrian and bike access, and Target Field features hundreds of bike parking spaces on the promenade and at various locations around the ballpark.

Target Field is also more accessible by public transit than any other ballpark in America. Connected by the Metro Transit blue and green lines, the Northstar commuter rail, and numerous bus lines, Target Field gives fans many options to get to the game.


Last season we donated more than

20,000 pounds

of leftover food to local housing shelters and food banks to help feed our neighbors and minimize food waste through our partnerships with Delaware North Sportservice and Rock & Wrap It Up!

A dedicated team hand sorts waste after every game at Target Field to ensure every item goes to the correct composting or recycling facility, keeping nearly

1,500 tons

of waste out of landfills each year.

Target Field’s custom-designed Pentair system can capture, purify and store more than

200,000 gallons

of rainwater to be reused onsite.

Since opening Target Field in 2010, the Twins are the first and only MLB club to achieve

5 separate LEED certifications

for our industry-leading sustainability efforts.


2021 Green Glove Award

The Twins honor the power of sport by leading through example, and our industry-leading sustainability efforts have earned numerous accolades.

Target Field is the first MLB facility to receive the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest possible honor, as well as the first and only MLB club to achieve five separate LEED certifications:

  • 2010: LEED Silver for New Construction
  • 2011: LEED Silver for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
  • 2017: LEED Gold for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
  • 2019: LEED Gold for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Recertification
  • 2022: LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (first MLB club to earn Platinum under the new LEED rating system)

In recognition of the Minnesota Twins’ outstanding contributions to green building and sustainability in the sports industry, the U.S. Green Building Council honored the organization with the 2019 Leadership Award. The Twins, heralded as a “model of sustainability in the sporting world,” were awarded for using green building and sustainable practices to improve quality of life for those around us.

The Twins won the 2021 Green Glove Award, given to the Major League Baseball club with the highest waste diversion rate during the previous year. In beating six other finalists, the Twins became the first club other than the San Francisco Giants or Seattle Mariners to win the award since its inception in 2008.

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Learn more about what the Twins are doing to nurture the planet at Target Field and in our communities.