Sustainability

Techniques, initiatives, education and planning

ARTICLES

GVSU names director of energy incubator

September 2, 2014
The manager of operations of GVSU’s Pew Campus and regional centers is returning to his hometown to lead the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center. Read More

EPA is stirring up the waters

West Michigan farmers and home builders are alarmed by recent proposal.

August 29, 2014
This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More

Brewers tap trees for fundraiser

August 28, 2014
The Brewers Grove Project is back for the second year. Read More

Brewers find success with environmentally friendly piping

Product takes heat from brewing process and puts it to work elsewhere.

August 22, 2014
Craft brewers seem to be on a continuous journey to become more environmentally friendly. Read More

Feds award $23M for new vehicle technology

August 22, 2014
| By AP
Projects across Michigan intended to accelerate the research and development of new vehicle technologies are getting more than $23 million in support. Read More

Home improvement retailer opens store

August 21, 2014
A company that reclaims building materials has opened a local home improvement store. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies

August 20, 2014
Organizations across West Michigan are being honored by a statewide association for their award-worthy sustainable practices. Read More

Obsolete electronics keep recycling business growing

August 12, 2014
Obsolete electronics are keeping one West Michigan electronics recycling facility in growth mode. Read More

From cardboard to . . . furniture?

August 8, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Environmentally friendly and custom personalized furniture or display pieces are now available as a new local company enters the market with the launch of an e-commerce website. Read More

Solar startup creates commercial line

August 8, 2014
The biggest downfall to solar power energy is a cloudy day or the setting sun, but a local startup has set out to solve that problem. Read More