New Years Resolution 2016: Sustainability!

After record warm Christmases in many parts of the country, it has finally snowed here in Holland! As you are contemplating what your New Year’s resolutions will be, consider joining Holland’s sustainability movement.

LETS LIVE SUSTAINABLY!

Would you like Holland to win $5 million dollars and become a more sustainable city (say yes). Click here to find information about how to join the competition.

“In rankings released today, the City of Holland is ranked fourth among 50 cities nationwide competing in the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a contest that is challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use.”  See the rest of the article here.

The first thing you can do is calculate your house’s efficiency number. Figure out yours here. Then join your neighbors to compare your numbers, and find out how to make your home more sustainable at the Living Sustainably event, Tuesday, January 13 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium, Herrick District Library.

 

ANOTHER SMALL STEP TO BEING A GOOD NEIGHBOR

Adopt a hydrant or a drain, give it a name, and make it part of your family by keeping it clear of snow. This is a good way to keep danger off of the streets and to serve your neighbors.

Check out these drains here! Just think, your drains could be a clear as these!

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