Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum'


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

WMSBF’s partnerships benefit entire region

September 12, 2014
Grand Rapids businesses can celebrate another milestone with the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, now marking the 20th year of a partnership between area businesses and the environmental sustainability agency. Read More

WM Sustainable Business Forum celebrates 20 years

Initially, businesses and environmentalists often felt pitted against one another.

September 12, 2014
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum has come a long way since its founding in 1994, when the idea of businesses and environmental organizations collaborating was mostly unheard of. Read More

WMSBF recognizes its business of the year

September 12, 2014
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum celebrated its 20th anniversary last night with a rollicking party at the Bissell Tree House at John Ball Zoo. Read More

Great Lakes director discusses 'water strategy'

July 10, 2014
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will produce a luncheon on Monday that addresses regional and state water-quality initiatives. Read More