Four of Grand Rapids Public Schools’ most recent bond-funded school projects were awarded LEED certifications.
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University’s international Wege Prize competition was awarded grant funding to extend the annual competition for five more years through 2025.
MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP — A conservation corridor with links to existing protected areas is planned for a remote region in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula.
West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum hired Wesley Watson as its new engagement manager.
DETROIT — Stellantis wants to make the area around its Detroit Assembly Complex the most environmentally friendly neighborhood in the city, the automaker announced Thursday.
While The Green Panel has been engineering, furnishing and installing renewable energy systems for commercial and residential customers since 2007, the Brighton-based company only recently opened Michigan’s first solar showroom in Byron Center.
Whirlpool Corporation made a global commitment to reach a net-zero emissions target in its plants and operations by 2030.
FLINT — A Flint business owner was sentenced to one year in prison for illegally dumping nearly 48 million gallons (182 million liters) of liquid landfill waste into the city's sewers over several years.
Kent County is another step closer to turning its trash into treasure with the Sustainable Business Park project.
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the Mayor’s Greening Initiative will receive a grant to increase their tree planting during the next year.
The Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy was one of four recipients of the Consumers Energy Foundation’s second annual Planet Awards.
The city of Kentwood will again offer its annual community cleanup day on Saturday for residents wanting to “spring clean” their homes and yards.
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the city of Grand Rapids are inviting volunteers to join the sixth annual Mayor’s Greening Initiative this spring and fall.
TRAVERSE CITY — Repairs to a regional wastewater treatment plant in northern Michigan could carry a $15.5 million price tag.
Two Grand Valley State University students are launching a company selling recycled and sustainable apparel that benefits conservation efforts for the Great Lakes.
Cascade Engineering’s EcoCart received a design innovation award.
Since the city of Grand Rapids launched its Micro-Local Business Enterprise (MLBE) registration program in July 2020, the program has proven successful in creating a more equitable pool of businesses seeking Grand River (Owashtanong) restoration contracts.
LANSING — A group of environmental, political and business leaders in Michigan announced an initiative Monday to invest in recycling infrastructure and eventually triple the state's recycling rate.
The West Michigan Environmental Action Council added three new board members.
The city of Grand Rapids’ ability to manage municipal solids in an environmentally sustainable manner — and produce natural gas, electricity and phosphorus through its new biodigester — is on the horizon.