Environmental Action Group

LIBRARY SUSTAINABILITY SERIES

Last Wednesday of each month 6-7:30pm; Ann Arbor Downtown District Library. A2 Office of Sustainability and Innovation is bringing the Sustainability Series back for another season! Join in person or online on the last Wednesday of every month. You can register HERE for the virtual meetings, but registration is not required to attend. 1.Feb. 28 – […]

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A2 CLIMATE CHANGE TEACH-IN; SUNDAY MARCH 10

EAG Volunteer Opportunity. The Second Annual A2 Climate Teach-in is Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 1:30-5:15 p.m. at Genesis (2309 Packard St.). They need volunteers for the Sunday sessions. Sign up here https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/29843986046/false#/invitation Please attend. It’s a great event. Details regarding the Teach-in can be found on the website. [https://www.a2climateteachin.com/] Please join us.

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Rebates available for reducing home energy use Copy

Want to reduce your home’s energy use? Opportunity knocks. Using the climate change millage funds, the city’s sustainability office will offer cash rebates to Ann Arbor residents for energy-efficiency and electrification improvements, including replacing gas appliances with electric models. You could get rebate $$ and technical advice for projects in your home. With a total […]

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Rebates available for reducing home energy use

Want to reduce your home’s energy use? Opportunity knocks. Using the climate change millage funds, the city’s sustainability office will offer cash rebates to Ann Arbor residents for energy-efficiency and electrification improvements, including replacing gas appliances with electric models. You could get rebate $$ and technical advice for projects in your home. With a total […]

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Are You Ready to Go Solar?

ARE YOU READY TO GO SOLAR? Ann Arbor set a record in 2023 for the most solar arrays installed in a single year. Most were done through the city’s Solarize Program. Solarize provides technical assistance and group buys, which saves you lots of money. Collectively they installed over 840 kilowatts of solar in 2023 resulting […]

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EAG RECYCLING FUN

*EAG will recycle your batteries, plastic bags, and printer cartridges for you.  Bring them to a Rotary meeting.  We’ll have bins and will see that these are properly recycled.  Thanks. *QUIZ FUN.  We received several requests for our December 13 Recycling Quiz. Here it is.  Try it on your family and friends. Check their plastic […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE OPTIMISM

CLIMATE CHANGE OPTIMISM Some of our nation’s top climate scientists are having strange feelings of optimism. Sure, we have an existential crisis, but the role of scientists is changing. They are not just warning of danger anymore. “We’re showing the way to safety. We have a better story to tell.” People are listening. They are […]

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CHARGING AHEAD

I am among the 50% of Ann Arbor residents who rent or live in MUDs (multi-unit dwellings). We don’t have discretion over installing an EV charger where we park our car. What to do? Ann Arbor to the rescue! Our fair city is expanding availability of public charging stations. There are 237 presently available. For […]

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