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Keweenaw Green Map

Transition Initiative

Green Spotlight

New Curbside Recycling Program for Houghton & Hancock

View and download the new recycling guidelines for Houghton and Hancock residents:

Effective August 2 (Houghton)
Effective September 12 (Hancock)

Featured Resource

Webinar: Mining Practices & Remediation Strategies in Lake Superior Basin

A 60-minute webinar by Paul Eger, environmental engineer with Global Minerals Engineering, Hibbing, Minnesota. The webinar describes how modern mines operate under federal and state permits, and presents a case study demonstrating a mine remediation strategy in the Lake Superior basin. View webinar >

Upcoming Events

Keweenaw Natural History Seminar 2017

All talks are presented in the Carnegie Museum's (Houghton) barrier free, ground floor Community Room. Free Admission. Doors open at 6:30 for Social. Talk from 7:00 - 8:00.

Tuesday, January 17:
"Birds of the U.P.: Past, Present, & Future."
Dr. David Flaspohler, Professor, School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science Michigan Tech

Tuesday, February 7:
"What are the Threats to Trees in our Natural Future?"
Dr. Andrew Storer, Professor, School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science Michigan Tech

Tuesday, February 21:
"Lessons from the Hive"
Melissa Hronkin, Beekeeper, Algomah Acres Honey House & Meadery


 
2017 Green Film Series: January–May on the 3rd Thursday of the month

Shown once a month from January through May, the Green Film Series brings award-winning and informative documentaries to the Keweenaw community. Each showing is accompanied by a facilitator who will lead a discussion following the film. The films will be shown on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Hesterberg Hall in Michigan Tech's Forestry Building and will begin at 7:00 PM. All films are free of charge and open to the public, though donations are appreciated.

Jan 19 • Feb 16 • Mar 2 • Mar 23 • April 13 • May 18

View the flyer for details >

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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