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Haworth Inc. recently released its eighth annual sustainability report, and the Holland-based, global office furniture manufacturer is continuing to make progress on its zero-waste-to-landfill mission. Read More
CityFlatsHotel Grand Rapids has been accepted as a gold level GreenLeader in the new TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program, which helps travelers plan greener trips by identifying environmentally friendly accommodations across the U.S. Read More
Back to Earth plastic bags are said to decompose within five years.
The massive number of plastic bags ending up in landfills is a major problem for landfill operators in many parts of the world, so the executives of Great Lakes Bottled Water in Walker have organized a new business to distribute plastic trash bags described as being truly biodegradable “under landfill conditions.” Read More
Organizers of weekend urban intervention draw a large crowd.
A grassroots development idea turned into a two-day showcase on State Street on a recent weekend, and the result from the Build a Better Block campaign is that the street is now open for business. Read More
Having items made locally also means more jobs are filled.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Companies focused on developing zero waste streams are looking for recognition products that fit their sustainability mission, and Grand Rapids company Promotional Impact’s Green Giftz line is creating products to fill that need. Read More