Techniques, initiatives, education and planning
Three tanks, which will cost between $30 million and $40 million total, are expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
The city of Grand Rapids and Founders Brewing Co. announced a new public-private partnership that will result in three new biodigesters that will generate energy for the city. Read More
Beginning with collecting thrown-out pop cans at an early age, Bill Wood never envisioned a career in environmentalism.
Bill Wood started picking up pop cans from the side of the road when he was only 4 or 5 years old in hopes of “becoming rich” from the deposit refund. Read More
A West Michigan appliance maker has been honored for its “sustained excellence” by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read More
Culinary Institute of Michigan stresses ecological responsibility throughout coursework, hands-on training and technology applications.
If you ask leaders at Baker College’s Culinary Institute of Michigan, being kind to the planet should be a central part of learning to cook and serve food. Read More
The annual Wege Speaker Series will tackle the topics of race, power and privilege in the conservation and environmental movements. Read More
Last week, Local First had the incredible opportunity to host a group of business management consultants from Japan, who were visiting the United States for the fourth-annual Harvard Social Enterprise Conference in Boston. Read More