The Keweenaw's First Waste Reduction Drive
The Official Kickoff to Earth Week 2020!
How much WASTE can we SAVE from the landfill as a COMMUNITY?
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
1. COLLECT the following 5 items at your home or office (ensure they are clean):
- Styrofoam and cardboard egg cartons
- Any foil-lined granola/energy bar wrapper
- Plastic bottle caps and rings
- Any plastic bag containing a recycling #
2. BRING your collected items to Fisher Hall on Saturday, June 27
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO YOUR WASTE?
- Egg cartons will be given to local farmers for reuse
- Foil-lined granola bar wrappers will be melted into a hard plastic by TerraCycle
- Bottle caps and rings will be converted to kitchenware by Preserve
- Batteries and plastic bags will be properly recycled
Drive organized by Michigan Tech's Sustainability Demonstration House and the Alternative Energy Enterprise.
Saturday, June 27 at 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Michigan Tech Campus, Lot 24 Parking
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931