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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NEWS

Fiesta Mexicana returning to downtown Grand Rapids next month An annual celebration of Mexican culture is back in downtown Grand Rapids next month, taking place for the community over three days at Calder Plaza. Hosted by the Mexican Heritage...

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Community updates: Friday, March 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-12-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expanding efforts to improve curbside recycling A new campaign by the City of Grand Rapids is rolling out this year to educate city households on best practices for curbside recycling, with an emphasis on preventing plastic bags...

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Comprenew rewards businesses for qualifying IT equipment to support low-income families

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 01-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is a local nonprofit electronics recycling and data security company committed to keeping electronics out of landfills and providing families in-need access to technology. Since its founding in 1986, Comprenew has recycled over 50 million...

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New Electronics Recycling Pick-up Service, Comprenew 2 You

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 09-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew has announced that recycling old technology has been made even simpler through the new Comprenew 2 You™ program. For over 30 years the company has provided safe and secure electronics recycling pick-up services to their corporate...

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Comprenew Spring Volunteer Day!

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 05-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Are you looking for a fun way to give back to your community? Do you have an interest in technology or protecting the environment? Comprenew is inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling and learn more about the...

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Service learning opportunities for students at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Attention teachers and educators! Have you been looking for a hands-on opportunity for your students to learn more about technology and environmental stewardship? We would love to host you and your students for a service learning opportunity...

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What you should be recycling and what you should not be

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Anna Geurkink sits down with Resource Recovery Specialist, Lauren Westerman, from the Kent County Department of Public works to talk about proper recycling techniques, and discuss what and what not to put in our recycling bins.

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SORT stations help WMEAC, ArtPrize divert waste from landfill

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 09-11-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

When ArtPrize 10 begins on September 19, 2018, thousands of visitors and art lovers will descend upon downtown Grand Rapids. These visitors and onlookers will buy food, snacks and beverages to help satisfy their hunger and quench their thirst as...

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Comprenew announces expansion into Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is pleased to announce a significant expansion into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin, which will provide proper electronics recycling services to people in those communities. This geographic expansion builds on the...

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Your old printer, copier, scanner or fax machine may also put your data at risk

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 02-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Most people know that personal computers, tablets and mobile phones store personal data – data which can be retrieved if it is not erased or destroyed. But did you know that your peripheral devices – printers, etc. – also store...

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