Energy Fact: Landfills are among the biggest contributors to soil pollution – roughly 80% of the items buried in landfills...(more)
Energy Fact: The United States throws away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable containers and packaging every year.
Remember that approximately 30% of energy used in schools occurs when they are unoccupied! It’s the easiest and most...(more)
Energy Fact: The energy used to create and distribute junk mail in the US for one day could heat 250,000 homes and increases...(more)
Don’t forget to respond to the Caribou Trivia each week so we can earn the bagel breakfast!
Energy Fact: ISD 728 was awarded a grant from Sherburne County to purchase instructive labels for both waste and recycling...(more)
Energy Fact: January is typically the most energy intensive month of the entire year!
Energy Trivia: What are two ways...(more)
Energy Fact: An incandescent lightbulb converts just 9-10% of its energy to light while LEDs convert nearly 100 percent of...(more)
The Caribou Trivia is back! Check your emails every Monday and send your responses back to AnneA@mckinstry.com for your...(more)
Great job over Thanksgiving break remembering to shut down your computer and unplug!
Last Day to enter this week...
Energy Fact: It’s Energy Week in ISD 728!! Simple tasks such as turning off computers,...(more)
12/21/18AnnouncementUnplug This Break
Unplug this break and relax knowing you’re saving energy by unplugging and turning off lights before you leave your...(more)
Energy Fact: Glass, like aluminum, is infinitely recyclable – without any loss in purity or quality.
Energy Trivia: ...(more)
Energy Fact: Recycling is collapsing in the U.S. due to public confusion about recycling and is currently at just 21.4%. ...(more)
10/26/16AnnouncementLight Switch and Computer Stickers
Power off stickers were added to light switches and "sleep" stickers have been added to all desktop computer! This will be a...(more)