The 2015 Lansing Area Solar and Sustainable Homes Tour happens on Saturday, Oct. 3. This tour is part of the annual American Solar Energy Society Solar Home Tour, an event that takes place in communities across the country. The Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association is coordinating local tours across the state of Michigan.

Homes with ground-mounted and roof-mounted solar photovoltaic panels as well as homes with geothermal systems will be on the local tour. Some sites will be open in the morning (9am – 1pm) and others will be open in the afternoon (12pm – 4pm). Details will be added to the map page as they become available.

The Meridian Fall 2015 Recycling Event will be held on the same day from 9 am – 2 pm at Chippewa Middle School, 4000 Okemos Rd., Okemos.