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1 Tawas Point Green Initiatives

2 Tawas Point Recycling What do we recycle Paper Plastic Metal Returnable bottles and cans Rechargeable batteries Cell Phones Fluorescent light tubes Who can recycle here Visitors to the park Staff Tawas Point Recycling Center

3 Bio Diesel Use Bio Diesel use decreases the carbon emissions put into the atmosphere and is healthier for staff that works with the equipment Bio Diesel used since 2005 B99 used in Summer, B20 in Winter Used in all diesel equipment Park equipment that uses bio diesel includes: Tractors Backhoe Lawn mowers Mower that runs on Bio Diesel

4 Green Cleaners and Product Metering Cleaners are phosphorus free and have low or no VOC’s Cleaners are metered so there is no waste from improper mixing Cleaners are safe for the environment as well as the staff and visitors Cleaners included: Glass and surface cleaner General restroom cleaner Disinfectant Peroxide shower cleaner Green Cleaner Dispensing Unit

5 Water Saving Technology Low flow fixtures Water saving showers Waterless Urinals Auto shut-off jug fillers Waterless Urinals Water Saving Shower

6 Geothermal Heating and Cooling Tawas Point Lighthouse uses Geothermal technology for heating and air conditioning. Geothermal systems use the constant temperature of the earth to more efficiently heat and cool a structure. Tawas Point Lighthouse

7 Energy Efficient Lighting and Occupancy Sensors All Park building use energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs Visitor Restrooms and staff offices have occupancy sensor so lights are not on when no one is in the room Campground Restroom Building

8 Staff Bicycle Use Staff use bikes instead of vehicles as much as possible to perform routine maintenance tasks and campground administrative duties

9 For More Information For more information about the Green Initiatives at Tawas Point and all other State Parks you can visit and check out the green initiatives link or you can call Tawas Point at (989)


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