Techniques, initiatives, education and planning
State officials say solar panels block usable farmland.
Farming and land preservation tax breaks for solar energy don’t mix, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Read More
Clothing Matters founder Marta Swain marks 22 years selling organic casualwear.
Two-plus decades ago, when the sustainability movement was cutting its teeth in Grand Rapids, a traveling educator read a book about the cotton industry that stopped her in her tracks. Read More
Company plans to break ground on Grand Rapids ‘headquarters’ early 2019.
Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe made an appearance at the Grand Rapids Econ Club last week to showcase the company’s recent work in the renewable energy sector and also to show off the capabilities of renewable energy through Circuit West. Read More
A John Ball Zoo executive has been recognized by his peers with a national award. Read More
DPW, entertainment venues establish programs to divert trash from landfills.
The amount of waste entering Kent County landfills has increased, but that may change. Read More