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An in-depth look at specific West Michigan industries.
Plan is to include sourcing of 100 percent sustainable wood by the end of next year.
Global furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. has committed to sourcing 100 percent sustainable wood and eliminating 56 dangerous chemicals from its products by the end of 2015. Read More
The SS Badger owners face stiff penalties from EPA if coal ash is dumped overboard after 2014.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Lake Michigan Carferry Inc., owners of the S.S. Badger in Ludington, have announced that installation of the first phase of a new combustion control technology will be completed before the start of the 2014 sailing season May 16. Read More
West Michigan is well represented in annual competition.
It’s that time of year again: The Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies awards program is looking for companies, nonprofits and educational institutions in Michigan that are leading the way on sustainable and green initiatives. Read More
Grand Haven and Holland are among those getting attention.
LANSING — Everybody knows water flows, but not many people know that the sediment below it does too. Read More
Consumers Energy seeks to buy more green electricity from organic waste material.
CMS Energy Corp. in Jackson has announced its intention to buy back more electricity generated by anaerobic digestion of farm animal manure, sewage and other types of organic waste material. Read More
Consumers Energy is working with 65 West Michigan suppliers.
Consumers Energy says that, over the last two years, it has increased its spending with contractors located in Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties by $125 million, thanks to the Pure Michigan Business Connect program. Read More
Counties across the country got health checkups recently, and those in West Michigan seem to be in pretty good shape. Read More