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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

2014 U.P. Food & Farm Directory - Available in print and online

Marquette Food Co-op's 6th edition of the U.P. Food & Farm Directory for 2014 is now available. Designed to highlight sustainable Upper Peninsula farms that sell their products and services directly to the general public. It is a “producer-only” directory which means that the farms included must grow, raise, or gather their own products.  Search the directory >

Upcoming Events

Book Signing & Presentation: Heidegger and the Environment

Date: Tues, February 9
Time: 4:30pm
Place: Finlandia University, St. Matthew Chapel
Cost: Free and open to the public

Dr. Casey Rentmeester will present on his recent book, Heidegger and the Environment. Attendees can sign up for a free copy of the book! Dr. Rentmeester will sign copies of the book for those interested after the presentation. More >

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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Habitat for Humanity Restore in Calumet!

Located on Pine Street in Calumet.
Visit their website for a list of accepted goods.

• Open to the public   • Donations welcome

Hours: Tues-Sat 9:30-5pm

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