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Downtown bars work toward sustainability with zero waste initiative

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

“We rely on our environment to supply and support every single thing we do. Without a healthy environment, everything suffers,” says Autumn Sands, sustainability coordinator of BarFly Ventures and recent recipient of the Woman of Hope...

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State economy loses $435 million to landfill

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-23-2015 under NEWS

The state of Michigan is lagging behind national averages in recycling, with only 15% of residents recycling as compared to the national average of 35%. Governor Rick Snyder has created a proposed plan of action with the objective to double Michigan...

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Madcap Coffee Company launches Zero Waste program

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NEWS

The most common question asked at Madcap Coffee Company, according to Stacey Wieck, Cafe Manager, is “Do you have a trash can?” The answer is no. Madcap has swapped its trash cans for bus bins as part of its Zero Waste program. After...

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