Our annual green feature reinvigorates the eco scene with a selection of tips, tricks, and articles that make living sustainably second nature here in the Chippewa Valley. Take baby steps toward a change using the tip calendar, find out what's hot and what's not, see who's picking up on the trends in the community, and recycle in ways you never imagined possible.

Go Green is sponsored by:

Xcel Energy
Eau Claire

Places & Resources

Green Energy Programs 3

Groups, organizations, and cooperatives that work to provide efficient and sustainable energy.

Green Groups 22

Organizations you can join to work for a sustainable future.

Rooftop Solar Project Underway on Altoona Public Housing

grants, tax credits fund project at Solis Circle

Installation of the rooftop photovoltaic project began in early April at the Solis Circle housing project, 1511 Devney Drive, on Altoona’s south side. The system will project up to 40 kilowatts of solar power to the residents of Solis Circle, saving an estimated ...

Eau Claire Gets on No Mow May Bandwagon

City Council votes to ease lawn-height restrictions to aid pollinators

“No Mow May” is now officially on the books in the City of Eau Claire. The Eau Claire City Council voted Jan. 24 on a resolution that indirectly encourages homeowners to hold off on their yard work for a month in a way that can benefit pollinators. However, as some ...

Don’t Throw That Phone Away!

now that we’ve got your attention, let’s talk about electronic waste

Part of buying electronics is responsibly disposing of them. Electronics contain chemicals that if broken and disposed of improperly are toxic and can pollute the environment. In addition, electronics ...

Exploring the Solar Scenario

looking at the feasibility of solar power in the Valley with Next Step Energy

As solar power becomes far more mainstream, and with a surging interest to remove dependency on fossil fuels, residential and business solar PV (photovoltaic) energy systems are becoming more ...

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Go Green is sponsored by:

Xcel Energy
Eau Claire