Techniques, initiatives, education and planning


Appliance maker ranks among '100 Best Corporate Citizens' in US

April 25, 2016
An appliance maker in the region has been recognized as one of the top corporate citizens the country. Read More

Nonprofit produces Blue Tie Ball

April 19, 2016
A local environmental nonprofit is hosting its Blue Tie Ball in town on Wednesday night. Read More

Gardeners beautify downtown museum with cherry trees

April 18, 2016
| By AP
Cherry trees were planted this weekend near a museum along the Grand River as part of a beautification initiative. Read More

Sustainability is a way of life on Grand Valley’s campuses

Multiple programs indoctrinate students as soon as they arrive.

April 15, 2016
Almost from the second incoming students set foot on campus at Grand Valley State University, they are entering an environment that puts a special emphasis on — the environment. Read More

Breweries unite on sustainability efforts

April 15, 2016
A conversation about recyclable gloves was part of the latest Michigan Brewers Guild sustainability committee meeting. Read More

Marketing firm earns B Corp status

April 14, 2016
A marketing firm in town is now a certified B Corporation. Read More

Mosquito prevention firm hopes to take sting out of spring

West Michigan owners plan to be up and running by May 1.

April 8, 2016
It’s springtime in Michigan, which means everyone’s least favorite bloodsucking insects are back. Read More

Pet waste business picks up in spring

April 8, 2016
Dave Hunt says he is “number one in the number two business.” Read More

Collegiate teams secure $40K for entrepreneurial ideas

April 6, 2016
Sustainability and alternative transportation ideas landed the top prizes at the annual MWest Challenge competition. Read More

Downtown project receives national award

April 4, 2016
A project that has spurred revitalization in a previously underutilized section of downtown Grand Rapids has been recognized by a national organization for its contribution to the community. Read More