Environment

Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors


Feature Story A state grant has made it cheaper for Ottawa County residents to recycle tires through the end of August 2021.

Ottawa County to recycle residents' tires with grant


Feature Story Novice canner Erin Berens is happy with her first attempt at food preservation and is prepared to tackle it again with more quantity and variety for this season.

Pandemic spurs renewed interest in home canning


Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.
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Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story “One-third of everything we eat depends on pollination,” says Don Lam, of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association (HABA). “Imagine losing one bite out of every three.”
Feature Story Grand Haven scrapped its coal-fired power plant in favor of buying off the grid and a 12.5-megawatt combined heat and power generation facility with advanced distribution hub.
Feature Story Haworth received the West Michigan Circular Economy Leadership Award.

Haworth honored for circular design process


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