For Immediate Release
October 31, 2011
Contact: Jim Cooper, Manager of Communications & Energy Services
Traverse City Light & Power
Phone: (231) 932-4560 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
L&P Rewarding $15 Credit to Customers
(Traverse City, Michigan) —Traverse City Light & Power (L&P) is providing an opportunity for customers to recycle their inefficient, yet still working, dehumidifiers and air conditioners at the Clean Up and Green Up event on November 6 and receive a $15 credit on their next utility bill.
L&P is partnering with the Michigan Green Consortium for the Clean Up and Green Up event that will be held in Traverse City from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 6, at 280 Hughes Drive, the former Tower Automotive facility and new home to American Waste’s Traverse City recycling facility.
“Normally it could cost up to $25 to recycle an old dehumidifier or air conditioner,” said Jim Cooper, L&P Manager of Communications and Energy Services. “Turning in your old units at this event is free and Light and Power customers will receive a credit on their next utility bill.”
While all community members can participate by recycling both working and non-working units, in order to qualify for the $15 bill credit from L&P, participants must be L&P customers and the units turned in must be in working condition, as required by the Michigan Public Service Commission’s State Energy Optimization Program. L&P customers are asked to bring a copy of their electric bill to receive the credit.
L&P will also be providing rebate information on other incentives, which include rebates for purchasing a new dehumidifier or air conditioner.
The Clean Up and Green Up event is a free community-wide recycling event that encourages local residents to bring in difficult-to-recycle items that have salvageable components or materials that can be repurposed or reused.
For a map of the event location and comprehensive list of items accepted, see the Clean Up and Green Up website (www.cleanupgreenup.com) or call 231-947-1688.
The Michigan Green Consortium, established in 2008, is a non-profit organization of member companies that focus on sustainability. Its mission is to develop, expand and grow the Michigan economy through encouraging the development of and promoting growth for the green and sustainable business.
Traverse City Light & Power (www.tclp.org) is a community-owned, community-focused municipal utility that offers reliable energy at low cost rates to over 11,000 customers in Traverse City, and parts of Blair, East Bay, Elmwood, Garfield, Peninsula and Paradise townships.