Helena is a community that passionately supports sustainability and conservation. The City is committed to helped educate residents on the various ways they can help us achieve our goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon footprint. Below are a few of the ways you can support our efforts.
Did you know the City of Helena offers a zero-interest Renewable Energy Loan program to help homeowners install energy efficient upgrades? The program provides loans of up to $12,000, that can be paid over 10 years. This program is meant for homeowners to add renewable energy systems, such as solar panels, to homes.
Since the programs initiation in 2016, 48 Helena residents have taken advantage of this energy saving opportunity. There are a limited number of funds available each year, so please contact the City of Helena's Community Development Department for more information.
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The City, in partnership with Lewis and Clark County, promote recycling through a number of locations around the Helena valley. In addition to curbside recycling services, residents can also recycle at the Helena Transfer Station or one of seven community drop-off locations.
Click Here to Learn More about Recycling in Helena
Looking for practical ways you can conserve water?
Download the Water Wise Helena Brochure(PDF, 55MB)
Want information on the City of Helena’s Water System Master Plan(PDF, 39MB)?
By conserving water and using it wisely you pay less. Not only will your monthly bill be lower but you can reduce the size of future water production costs, reducing everyone's costs. Below we have listed several tips to help you conserve water.