Techniques, initiatives, education and planning
Concerns include erosion, runoff and water quality issues within Crockery Creek Watershed.
Chester Township resident Callie Melton started building support for a watershed council after what she called “old-school farming practices” and climate change caused heavy soil erosion that impacted her backyard last year. Read More
Innovakote remanufactures surplus powder coating into virgin product for OEMs, diverting waste from landfills.
Although powder coating overspray currently is considered by U.S. regulators to be a safe substance to dispose of, Dwayne Behrens and Brian Spicer calculated 320 million pounds of it are sent to landfills each year, a volume they believe is unacceptable. Read More
LAPEER — For more than 20 years, the town of Lapeer sent leftover sludge from its sewage treatment plant to area farms, supplying them with high-quality, free fertilizer, while avoiding the expense of disposal elsewhere. Read More
WMSBF Future Hall of Fame inductees predict how next generation will shape the planet.
Experts in sustainability recently convened at a forum to explore the key issues and opportunities that will arise in the world as the next generation comes of age. Read More