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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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"Lost and Found:" curious green artist makes art from trash

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under NEWS

If you happen to be reading this at midnight, Tia Wierenga is probably just finishing up work at the Gerald Ford Airport. She works there six days out of the week from 6 p.m. to midnight lifting heavy boxes and containers into the planes in the...

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Trash Talk: Controversy sparks over new solid waste management plan

by (Scott Kaplan)

Submitted 03-27-2012 under NEWS

A proposal that would allow the Kent County Board of Public Works more control over where solid waste ends up after leaving the curb is generating much debate between waste haulers and the county. Private waste haulers in the region are concerned...

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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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