Air Quality Workshop to be Held on the City's Southeast Side

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-28-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the last several weeks, smoke from the forest fires in the Canadian province of Quebec has travelled southwards and resulted in hazy skies and poor air quality in many northern/northeastern American cities. Photos taken in New York City earlier...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 14

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-14-2023 under NEWS

Residents Share Thoughts on "No Mow May," Police Surveillance Drones at Tuesday's City Commission Meeting On Tuesday, April 11, the Grand Rapids City Commission held its first meeting of the month in the City Commission Chambers of City Hall. In...

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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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Sierra Club's "Growing Green" movement hosts 2nd annual Organic Lawn Workshop

by (brooksly)

Submitted 05-14-2019 under NEWS

Biochar. Milorganite. Ringer Lawn Restore. Grand Rapids yard enthusiasts got an earful about how to green up their yards without using synthetic chemical fertilizers at the second annual Organic Lawn Workshop at Mayfair Church on Monday, May 13....

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River for All project: Discussing its impact on Grand Rapids

by (Kent Innovation...)

Submitted 12-12-2018 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) have come together to envision the River For All project. These organizations hope to breathe new life into six parks along the...

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A two-for-one deal: Volunteers help improve 'rabbitat'

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 12-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Cottontail rabbits are such a common sight in southern Michigan’s city parks, gardens and backyards that you may never think about where else they live or about the habitat they need beyond our neighborhoods. But rabbits also live on public...

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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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Flight club: Singing the praises-and dispelling the myths-of Michigan bats

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 10-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

This month, you’ll probably see a lot of red-eyed, fang-bared bat decorations for Halloween. Bats are nearly synonymous with the spooky holiday, but this association doesn’t do them any favors. In fact, bats are among the most...

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

The ninth annual Grand River Water Festival, an educational and musical event centered around the appreciation of water and its necessity to our lives, will take place this Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Riverside Park. The event will feature...

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