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Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

There is a new program in Grand Rapids that helps to keep the city clean by recycling cigarette butts… The butts get sent to a company called TerraCycle, which turns the butts into plastic pellets that can be made into … Continue reading

Apr 27, 2016

Small Businesses’ Sustainability Efforts Hampered by Costs

Although more than half (53 percent) of small-business owners do not view climate change as a serious threat, the majority still embrace eco-friendly practices, according to a Manta survey of 1,174 small-business owners. The survey found 93 percent of owners … Continue reading · Apr 26, 2016

Collinsville High School Celebrates Academics with Signing Day

More than 90 graduating students at Collinsville High School signed commitment letters during the school’s third annual Academic Signing Day. Much like with athletic signing days, the students were joined by family, high school faculty and college representatives in the school’s library/media … Continue reading

Belleville News-Democrat · Apr 26, 2016

Recycling cigarette butts? It’s happening in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids city officials are hoping to cut down on cigarette butt litter with new disposal urns scattered throughout downtown. Melvin Eledge, operations manager and ambassador for Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., says the city is starting out with 17 of … Continue reading

Fox17-TV · Apr 26, 2016

City Recycling Cigarette Butts

The company doing the recycling is a global company called TerraCycle which just installed sixty-two cigarette receptacles as well.

Apr 25, 2016

Park Forest Elementary School awarded for green initiatives

When it comes to trying to save the Earth, Park Forest Elementary School is at the forefront. The school was recognized Friday by the U.S. Department of Education as a Green Ribbon School. On Earth Day, they were also congratulated … Continue reading

Centre Daily Times · Apr 22, 2016

I Can Recycle — What?!!?

If we all take the time to recycle it could save the planet and sustain the community for future generations. The US Environmental Protection Agency says that 75 percent of solid waste is recyclable, but only 30 percent of it … Continue reading

MIndful Living Network · Apr 22, 2016

4 Ways to Eco-Consciously Declutter Your Home

The secret to joy? Getting rid of your stuff. So promises Marie Kondo in her latest best-seller,Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up, which is a companion to her first best-seller, The Life-Changing Magic … Continue reading · Apr 22, 2016

Want to Help Save the Earth? Start by Doing This With Your Beauty Products

Your pump of face wash runs dry: What do you do? If you’re like most people, you either toss the bottle in the trash with a twinge of guilt or put it in your recycling bin and hope for the … Continue reading

Glamour · Apr 22, 2016

#Win Wellness Complete Health Grain-Free Dog Food- 5/3 US only

Wellness is a natural line of dog and cat food made with high-quality proteins, fruits and vegetables to give pets the nutrients they need to stay happy and healthy. Specifically, new Wellness® Complete Health™ Grain-Free recipes give dogs thoughtfully balanced … Continue reading

Mom Does Reviews · Apr 22, 2016

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