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Houghton County Cardboard Recycling Center Opens!

FREE for residential users (commercial users must check with the office for rates). Located at the Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station in Atlantic Mine. The cardboard products you recycle will be sold to industries that use recycled cardboard to manufacture new products. The money from the sale of the cardboard will be used for operating costs at the Houghton County Recycling Center.

Download the flyer for more info and recycling guidelines >

Featured Resource

Western UP's Food & Farm Economy Study - Released November 2013

Read the Western Upper Peninsula Local Farm & Food Economy report, a regional food system assessment conducted by Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis. Ken Meter is one of the most experienced food system analysts in the United States. His work integrates market analysis, business development, systems thinking, and social concerns. Read the report >

Upcoming Events

Green Film Series—Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Marketing & Creation of a Health Crisis

 

Date: Thursday, February 18
Time: 7–8:30pm
Place: MTU, G002 Hesterberg Hall (Forestry Building)
Cost: Free (suggested donation $3)

Over the past three decades, obesity rates in the U.S. have more than doubled for children and tripled for adolescents ?? and a startling 70% of adults are now obese or overweight. The result has been a widening epidemic of obesity?related health problems. Frenzy examines the impact of the processed food industry and outmoded government policies. (63 min.) Enjoy coffee, dessert, and facilitated discussion.

View the Green Film Series flyer>

Green Tip

Through SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company’s Efficiency UNITED Program, customers are eligible for rebates and benefits to help save for a strong Michigan. Learn about programs, products and rebates available to you as a SEMCO customer, in addition to finding valuable resources and information. Whether you need help finding a contractor or need a rebate application. Learn more>

 

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Weather Tight Home Energy Services LLC

Reducing Carbon Footprints One House at a Time.

H.E.R.S. Ratings (Certified)
Energy Star Verification
Energy Efficient Home Modeling and Consulting
Indoor Air Quality Consulting
Energy Mortgage Facilitation
Electric Energy Use Consulting
Blower Door Testing
Duct Pressure Testing
Infrared Thermal Imaging

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