Author Archives: Brianna Gibbs

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Did you know Alaskans spend more money powering home audio systems and DVD machines when they are off than when they are actually in use? Living rooms are home to most of the electronics in your house. Your family watches T.V. turns on computers and picks up the phone in your living area and these phantom loads add costs because ... Read More »

Jim Arneson, DDS

Renewable energy resources provide low-risk energy that can lower costs over the long term. With some of the best renewable energy resources in the country, Alaska has an opportunity to lead the nation in their development and bring new revenue streams, including jobs in our local economy. Jim Arneson, DDS salutes the efforts of our locally owned co-operative, Kodiak Electric ... Read More »

Aurora Borealis Radiology

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Americans, with the help of ENERGY STAR, saved enough energy in 2007 alone to avoid greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 27 million cars — all ... Read More »

galley gourmet

Kodiak enjoys some of the best drinking water in the country. So why do we drink so much bottled water? Hi, I’m Marion Owen. Marty and I encourage you to Take Back the Tap and rediscover Kodiak’s wonderful drinking water. It’s a myth that bottled water is safer than tap water. In fact, the federal government requires far more rigorous ... Read More »

C & F Auto Repair

Did you know that the Kodiak Island Borough has a junk vehicle program? It will cost you nothing to get rid of your junk vehicle. Just bring in the title to The Community Development Department in the Borough building and fill out an Agreement form. This program is for personal passenger vehicles, ¾ ton or less and must have four ... Read More »

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

Sustainability should start in the home —–right where you live. To do your part at home, remember that as much as half of all the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. Making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating And air conditioning can have a big effect on your utility bills. Making smart choices in your ... Read More »

Kodiak Island Brewing

At Kodiak Island Brewing Company we care about our footprint. Our packaging is all reusable, and we recycle everything we can. We turn off our boiler between uses, as well as our glycol chiller that cools fermentations. We capture CO2, and conserve water and cleaner as much as possible. Thinking about energy consumption and waste processing helps the community, and ... Read More »

Kodiak Island Charters

Did you know that composting is gaining in popularity? In fact, composting at home will be just as commonplace as recycling aluminum cans is today. As land fill space becomes scarce and expensive, you can keep a lot of materials from reaching our local landfill by composting your yard and kitchen waste right at home or with neighborhood composting areas. ... Read More »

Chamber of Commerce

Did you know that there have been water shortages in Kodiak? In fact there have been times in Kodiak’s past where seafood processing, a mainstay of our local economy, has been curtailed due to a shortage of water in our reservoirs. Teach your family the value of water conservation at home by following this tip: When washing dishes by hand ... Read More »

Horizon Lines 2

The key to energy conservation in the home starts with the little things. Did you know that computers, coffee-makers, toasters and other electric devices continue to draw power even when not in use. Standby power accounts for up to five percent of an average home’s total energy use. Turn off power strips, unplug your cell phone charger and check the ... Read More »

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