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 #
  • Batteries

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