Manistee County Green Team
The Green Team was established in January 2008.
MISSION STATEMENT: The Green Team of Manistee County is striving to improve our working and living environments by building economically and environmentally sustainable communities.
MANISTEE COUNTY PARTICIPATES IN:
ENERGY STAR Challenge
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
NACo Green Government Initiative
Michigan Green Communities Challenge
EPA Region 5's Community Climate Change Initiative
U.S. Green Building Council/LEED Rating System
LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System
"Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR" Campaign
ENERGY STAR's Guidelines for Energy Management
ENERGY STAR's Residential Program
Water Sense Program
Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET)
Michigan Farm to School
West Shore Community College Green Team
Recycled Materials Market Directory (RMMD)
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
The Green Team has also focused on education, bringing in speakers on various products and topics, including water conservation, sewage treatment and office products. Various informational items are also distributed through a Green Team email list.
If you are interested in participating in the Green Team, please contact Rachel in the County Administrator's Office at 231-398-3500.