Items Tagged with 'Environment '


5 simple ways to green your business

June 26, 2018
As a business owner, every decision you make impacts your bottom line. By taking steps to green your business, you can make a positive impact on the environment, your business and our community. Read More

Letter: Creating healthier schools for our students

September 4, 2015
Editor: We all want our children to live, learn and play in healthy environments. Read More

Homeowners save green by going green

November 22, 2013
By taking steps to reduce energy consumption, homeowners protected their wallets, and they protect the environment. Read More

Sustainability umbrella encompasses the ‘green mentality’

February 22, 2013
Everywhere you turn, someone mentions saving the planet, green environment, sustainability or some version of this discussion. Read More

Cleaning up Plaster Creek will take 'watershed-wide effort'

October 8, 2012
Plaster Creek is considered the most polluted creek in West Michigan, according to Gail Heffner, a faculty member and director of community engagement at Calvin College. It covers 14 miles and traverses agricultural, suburban and urban landscapes in its journey from Caledonia/Dutton to downtown Grand Rapids, where it empties into the Grand River near Market Avenue. Read More

Mitigate the risk and expense of buying a gas station

September 24, 2012

While there is environmental risk associated with gas stations, dry cleaners and other suspect sites, the laws enacted and equipment used at newer gas stations significantly reduce the probability of having a major issue.

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