Green Grand Rapids

Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-29-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS extends, expands statewide COVID-19 rules The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Thursday extended and expanded its emergency order that aims to mitigate COVID-19’s spread across Michigan. The updated order comes...

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Creston corridor to use new green technology to reduce stormwater pollution, beautify neighborhood

by (kellyalita)

Submitted 04-17-2012 under NEWS

A one-mile stretch of Plainfield Avenue from Leonard to Ann Street is about to undergo a major makeover with the construction of seven bio-retention islands in the median. A bio-retention island is a type of infrastructure that uses plants, trees...

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WMEAC and Local Partners Light the Way for Recycling CFLs

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 08-26-2010 under NEWS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council is continuing the community education initiative it began earlier this year with Project Light Change. Recycling compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) is the focus of the latest phase of the project. “...

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The Automobile and Us - Part IV: Current efforts in GR to strengthen alternative transportation

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 04-27-2010 under OPINION

This is part four of a five part series in which we will explore the effects of the automobile on us as a population and on Grand Rapids. This part features an interview with Jack Hoffman, who represents Grand Rapids on the Rapid board. He also...

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