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Eastern U.P. recycling

August 28, 2009 MARQUETTE — Luce and Mackinac counties may soon have recycling programs, according to Mary Martin of the Superior Watershed Partnership. more »»

Big family gets back to nature on organic farm

August 21, 2009 MARQUETTE — On Joe and Jennifer Wixtrom’s farm, everything has a use. more »»

Web site inspires physical activity

August 14, 2009 MARQUETTE — Summer has finally hit the Upper Peninsula, which is all the more reason to commute to work or school in a more eco-friendly way. more »»

‘Preserving’ the past for future generations

August 7, 2009 MARQUETTE — Deborah Moore is 61 years old, yet she looks about 20 years younger. The reason why she looks so youthful: eating healthy, home-grown foo. more »»

Local resident publishes essay in book on global warming

July 10, 2009 MARQUETTE — Lillian Heldreth of Marquette speaks passionately about the place where she grew up: Fayette County in the south central part of West Virginia. more »»

Recycling meets fashion

June 19, 2009 MARQUETTE — A dress made out of a tent? How about paper bags? Two Marquette women have made fashion part of their sustainable lifestyles by creating clothing from recycled materials and... more »»

Save energy and money this summer

June 12, 2009 MARQUETTE — Although the weather has not cooperated yet, summer should be here any minute. With hot and sunny days ahead, energy efficiency and energy savings opportunities will abound. more »»

NMU students get back to basics

May 22, 2009 MARQUETTE — The empty field between Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Center and Sugarloaf Avenue may get some color next summer. more »»

Green Matters 5-16

May 16, 2009 Click on the image below to enlarge. NOTE: Page may expire. more »»

Energy rebates are popular in Negaunee

May 15, 2009 MARQUETTE — Adam and Leah Karki of Negaunee like to save energy, water and money. more »»

A garden with an altitude

May 4, 2009 MARQUETTE — Erik Blackburn’s vertical garden may not look like one of French artist Patrick Blanc’s, but it is definitely functional. more »»

Group to promote healthy, local food

May 1, 2009 MARQUETTE — The English word “convive” — deriving from the Latin word “convivium” — means to feast together. It is a “convivium” that a group of residents in Marquette are currently creating. more »»

Federal act to create ‘green’ jobs

April 24, 2009 MARQUETTE — Federal legislation moving through Congress could be beneficial to Michigan’s economy and environment. more »»

Global warming hits home

April 17, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — In 2000, scientists on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated that global warming over the last 50 years... more »»

‘Green’ perspective held by Alaska native

April 10, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — When indigenous activist Evon Peter discusses the state of humanity and the environment, he tells the story of an eagle... more »»

Season of rebirth evident locally

April 3, 2009 Editor’s Note: Once a month starting today, The Mining Journal’s Living Green series will feature area farmers who grow and raise food naturally without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. more »»

A life without oil: Local group looks at options

March 27, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — If the world runs out of oil, how would we produce food? What would we do with our cars? These were a few... more »»

Better idea preserves environment

March 20, 2009 MARQUETTE — Let the lights shine in Marquette. more »»

 
 
 

 

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