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Kent County board should be encouraged to find agreement on committing to sustainable business park instead of landfills

August 10, 2018
In September, the Kent County Board of Commissioners will begin work sessions on the sustainable business park master plan and hopes to attract companies that can convert recovered material into new products — including combined heat and power plants. Read More

Report finds $368M value in garbage diversion

If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.

May 6, 2016
The phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an idea two organizations in West Michigan are hoping to convey across the state, after a recent study found Michigan residents and businesses are throwing away garbage valued at millions of dollars every year. Read More