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Environmental Impact of the Holidays

December 30th 2015

Environmental Impact of the Holidays (SOCRRA press release, Dec. 30, 2015) The holiday season is another time of year to consider the three R’s—reduce, reuse and recycle. Consider these stats as you enjoy the season and commit to waste reduction and recycling this year as part of your celebration…. Approximately 1.5 billion cards are sent […]

Coal Country Showing at Transition Ferndale Jan. 16

January 13th 2013

…plenty of coal-powered plants remain. You can see some of them just by driving up M-29 from Algonac to Port Huron, where the St. Clair River makes it easy to deliver coal by barge.

Mountaintop removal may not seem like a local problem. It is certainly not the same acute problem for us that it is for someone living in West Virginia. Since some of our electricity is coming from coal mined by that process, then mountaintop removal is our problem, too

FESC Green Tips: Water Conservation

August 14th 2012

Although we are lucky enough to live in a state with plenty of water it is still important to make sure to use it properly to save resources. Here are some figures on water usage that may surprise you, along with tips on how to cut down on usage:

Transition Ferndale Update, Plus Upcoming Green Events

September 8th 2011

All the above events can be found on the calendar page on the Transition Ferndale blog: http://transitionferndale.wordpress.com/

Transition Ferndale on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Transition-Ferndale/204349026262192

Lots to Learn at Live Green Fair

July 17th 2011

The weather was sunny and hot on Saturday, but there were many information booths showing you the way to keep cool and take care of the planet at the same time at the Ferndale Live Green Fair…