From Garbage to Art; The Power of Recycling

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

A new style of crafting is emerging and local artisan Ryan Wyrick is one step ahead of the curve. For years, Ryan has been using recycled materials and found objects to create beautiful pieces of art. I was able to get the inside scoop as to why he...

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[MIDTOWN] Citywide single stream recycling coming to a curb near you!

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 06-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

At the Midtown Neighborhood Association's latest board meeting on Monday night, Barbara Small from the City of Grand Rapids' sanitation division made a guest appearance to update us about changes to recycling in the neighborhood. The City has...

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Internationally Acclaimed Artist for ArtPrize 2010

by (KCAD)

Submitted 06-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA is proud to announce that we will be exhibiting work by internationally acclaimed artist, Chris Jordan, for ArtPrize 2010. Jordan's main piece for ArtPrize, entitled Gyre, is a 8-foot by 11-foot photograph which depicts a wave made from 2....

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Waste Not, Want Not

by (stiflerb)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NEWS

An Examination of Grand Rapid’s Recycling System by Frederick Meijer Honors College students at Grand Valley State University, Kevin Bergy, Kurt O’Hearn, Britta Stifler, Emily Schneider, and Robert VanVossen. Everybody loves freebies.  Better...

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Lisa Yarost's Recyclable Container for Humans

by (mlesert)

Submitted 09-30-2009 under OPINION

If you've been wondering what those huge bundles of crushed plastic tucked behind the 45 Ottawa venue are all about, here's a hint: Lisa Yarost's Recyclable Container for Humans is all about consumption and waste—the kind we can't throw "away" even...

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