Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum'


WMSBF aims to cut down food waste

Forum launches council to promote food recovery options.

August 11, 2017
In an effort to promote food recovery among local businesses and reduce food waste in landfills, the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will launch a food waste council consisting of stakeholders in the food production industry. Read More

Nonprofits merge forces

February 23, 2017
A pair of nonprofits focused on sustainable business practices have merged. Read More

Street Talk: Climate is a hot topic

Training day.

February 3, 2017
In 30 years, West Michigan could find its winter weather more akin to that of St. Louis, Columbus or Cleveland. Read More

Nonprofit honors college for sustainability

November 10, 2016
A local college has been honored by a nonprofit for its sustainability efforts. Read More

Nonprofit produces Triple Bottom Line Bash

October 7, 2016
A local nonprofit will honor a handful of people and organizations for championing sustainability in the region during a special bash next week. Read More

Street Talk: The bottom line

News desk.

September 23, 2016
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will honor three local sustainable business leaders as inductees to the West Michigan Sustainable Business Hall of Fame at its Triple Bottom Line Bash on Oct. 12. Read More

Report finds $368M value in garbage diversion

If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.

May 6, 2016
The phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an idea two organizations in West Michigan are hoping to convey across the state, after a recent study found Michigan residents and businesses are throwing away garbage valued at millions of dollars every year. Read More

Detroit Dirt founder keynotes Sustainable Business Conference

Event will draw regional sustainability practitioners from business, nonprofits and education.

March 4, 2016
The founder of composting business Detroit Dirt will serve as the keynote speaker at next week’s Sustainable Business Conference. Read More

Brewery wins Sustainable Business of the Year award

November 10, 2015
A sustainability nonprofit has named the winner of its Sustainable Business of the Year award at its second-annual Triple Bottom Line Bash. Read More

Researchers digging through Michigan trash bags

They hope to get a better handle on the composition of waste and how to recycle it.

June 26, 2015
A group of researchers has been digging through trash bags across Michigan this summer in an effort to gather information about what is being thrown away. Read More