Techniques, initiatives, education and planning
A local technology recycling company added vehicles to its fleet and is now offering its electronics recycling pickup service across the state.
Kellogg Company met its greenhouse gas emissions reduction target ahead of schedule in its manufacturing plants.
Boxed Water is Better of Grand Rapids announced a partnership with other eco-minded brands to drive consumer awareness of September’s Coastal Cleanup Month.
TRAVERSE CITY — Enbridge said Wednesday it will fully resume operation of a Michigan Great Lakes oil pipeline after a partial shutdown this summer because of damage to a support structure.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed a budget bill that will fund a federal $300-a-week unemployment benefit, flood cleanup costs in the Midland area and Michigan's contribution toward a project to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
A nonprofit focused on empowering people to make green building and renovation choices elected its first woman chair and added three other board members.
The city of Grand Rapids is teaming with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership to introduce a communitywide project aimed at improving the quality of materials residents recycle in their curbside carts.
Steelcase is setting 2030 carbon negative goals in line with the Paris Agreement after announcing Tuesday that the company already achieved carbon neutrality for its own operations.
TRAVERSE CITY — Keeping a 64-year-old oil pipeline in operation by running one portion through a proposed Great Lakes tunnel would safeguard the economy and energy supplies, supporters said Monday, while opponents described the project as an unnecessary risk that would contribute to global warming.
Blandford Nature Center founder and longtime environmental educator Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray died Tuesday. She was 93.
The state Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) wants to make sure operators of electric vehicles have enough places to plug in.
The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will host the annual Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup next month, turning it into a weeklong event to respect COVID-19 social distancing measures.
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is tapping the help of youths in the community to help protect the urban tree canopy.
The region’s nonprofit land trust developed its first strategic plan for the conservation of West Michigan’s natural lands.
John Ball Zoo partnered with beer maker Brewery Vivant to create a new beer, entitled the “JBZ,” highlighting the institution’s work on conservation and focusing on shared values of the two organizations around sustainability and conservation.
The city of Grand Rapids launched an initiative to help microlocal business enterprises access dozens of upcoming river restoration contracts worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A greenhouse project that was created a year ago to help students learn more about science, technology, engineering and math proved to be an essential source for feeding the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kent County Department of Public Works issued a request for proposals for an anchor tenant at its future sustainable business park.
The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) this week published a new report on water trail planning for portions of the Lower Grand River.
Solar utilities continue to see positive growth across Michigan, even amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The Michigan Department of Treasury ordered retailers to reopen their can and bottle deposit return facilities beginning June 15.
MIDLAND — Floodwaters surging through central Michigan on Wednesday were mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could displace sediment from a downstream Superfund site, though the company said there was no risk to people or the environment.
College students from across the world will gather online to present their ideas to solve complex global issues.
Green Wagon Farm is rolling out a Facebook sales model for its farmers market, which is launching this week.