Entries by DTE Social Media Team

What to know about the 7 types of plastic

You may notice a number surrounded by a bunch of “chasing arrows” on the bottom of a plastic bottle or container, but do you really know what that number represents? These numbers indicate what type of resin or plastic types you’re holding in your hand. That little number actually tells you a lot of things […]

How to talk to your child about natural disasters

Natural Disasters are an unfortunate reality of the world we live in. This year, more than four major natural disasters rocked North America, leaving thousands without homes in the wake of the devastation and likely many questions for those learning about the power of these events for the first time. As we continue sharing tips […]

Your guide to preparing your home for fall

Cooler temperatures, crisper air and shorter days mean one thing – fall is on the horizon. It may seem that summer has come and gone, but these signs all point to the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming season. Follow the tips in this handy checklist for getting your home fall-ready:   Exterior Inspect your […]

8 Labor Day festivals across Michigan

Did you know the first official Labor Day was celebrated on Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City? Over a century later, we’re still honoring the day as a national holiday used to recognize the social and economic achievements of American workers. Similarly to how they celebrated in the past, we’ve continued the tradition of […]