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Solarize Houghton: Bringing Solar to You

Solarize Houghton is an initiative by Michigan Tech Keweenaw Research Center (KRC) and the County of Houghton to make going solar simple, affordable and hassle-free for the residents of Houghton. Learn how it works >

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

Houghton Energy Efficiency Team - Community Meeting on Saving Energy

Date: Wed, Sept 17
Time: 6-9 pm
Place: Hancock - Finnish American Heritage Center

Local energy rates are among the highest in the nation! What can we do to lower costs? Come to this meeting and see. Learn more>


 
2014 U.P. Food Summits - Together at the Table

Dates:

November 4 in Sault Ste Marie
November 5
in Marquette
November 6
in Houghton

These summits are designed to connect anyone and everyone interested in local food in the U.P. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leaders in the local food movement and learn about the initiatives happening across the U.P.  This is a great opportunity to meet new folks and strengthen the network of people participating in local food activity in the Upper Peninsula. Stay tuned for details about registration and the agendas for the food summits.


 
U.P. Green Fall Expo 2014 in Houghton

Date: Sat, November 8
Time: 9am-6pm
Place: Houghton, MI

Greening resources for businesses, people and U.P. communities! Interactive demonstrations and presentations on: Off-grid products, solar, wind, lighting, recycling, and so much more! Get involved: info@UPGreenRecycling.com or call (888) 322-1030.

For more info and registration >


 
Upper Peninsula Food Exchange - Calendar of Events

View food/farm events for western, central and eastern regions>

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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U.P. Green - Recycling Services from Calumet to Marquette

U.P. GREEN performs environmentally friendly recycling of computers, monitors, terminals, printed circuit boards, telephone equipment, TV’s, VCR’s and communications systems. All items from the de-manufacturing process are recycled. Offering pick-up services from Marquette to Calumet! Whether you have 10 pieces or 10,000 pieces. Commercial services are available for businesses.

Call for more info, quote and to schedule a pick-up: (906)201-0173 or 1(888)322-1030. More>

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