- MGM Grand Detroit Leader Inspires City to Be Green September 29, 2016
- DTE’s Monroe power plant named as a leading ‘super polluter’ September 29, 2016
- While Republic, Rizzo and City Council settle contract chaos, we outline need-to-know points of the dispute September 29, 2016
- One year later: Industry navigating uncharted territory to help reach 2030 food waste reduction goal September 28, 2016
- 5 questions (and answers) regarding Los Angeles’s potential franchising system September 28, 2016
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Learn about the new curbside recycling program in Detroit. Just for attending a recycling workshop, residents can receive a free recycling bin
Incinerator: Report an odor
If you smell garbage in the air in Midtown, you may smell air pollution from the Incinerator at I-75 and I-94. Please report to the MDEQ at 313-456-4712, and 800-292-4706 after hours.
Curbside Recycling Basics
Learn about the DOs and DON’Ts of Detroit’s curbside recycling program
Where does Detroit's waste go?
In 2015, only 1% of the waste in Detroit homes was recycled. As a community, it is imperative that we 1) encourage more Detroiters to participate in curbside recycling and 2) educate ourselves on which items can and cannot can be recycled. Did you know that some cities like San Francisco reuse, recycle and compost up to 80% of their waste? Let's rise to the recycling challenge, Detroit!
Yard Waste / Compost
September 28, 2016 Dawn Jamison Detroit City News 0 Comments I know most people on Earth believe that “little green men” don’t really exist. But after meeting Jeff Jackson, touring MGM Grand Detroit and learning about the casino’s recycling program, I’m beginning to think they’re real, although perhaps they’re not so “little.” Jackson, who has[…]
DTE’s Monroe power plant named as a leading ‘super polluter’ Many states have at least one, including Michigan. In southwest Indiana, there are four. By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Center for Public Integrity 12:07 a.m. EDT September 29, 2016 Skip Ad Your content will be available in 9 seconds x Embed x Share A documentary[…]
While Republic, Rizzo and City Council settle contract chaos, we outline need-to-know points of the dispute
What we know about Flint’s erupting waste controversy By Cole Rosengren | September 29, 2016 print share tweet post email Flint, MI has been in the news for many reasons in 2016, though the recent ongoing dispute over the city’s waste contract may the hardest story to follow yet. Republic Services has been collecting Flint’s[…]
One year later: Industry navigating uncharted territory to help reach 2030 food waste reduction goal
By Cole Rosengren | September 16, 2016 print share tweet post email One year after the federal government announced a national goal of cutting food waste in half by 2030, the recycling industry is still figuring out how it fits into the equation. The targets set by the EPA and the USDA sound straightforward: reduce the[…]