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Proposal Made To Empower Cities With Housing Policy

The cost of living has become one of those evergreen stories that politicians grandstand about, magazines like this one spill gallons of digital ink...

Earth Day Activities in Ann Arbor 2024

Earth Day is on April 22 and Ann Arbor has exciting events lined up for a couple days leading up to the day itself. Take this annual opportunity to care for the Earth by learning about and celebrating its beauty with the community.

Municipal Power, SEU or DTE? Which Option Can Get Ann Arbor to Carbon Neutrality Fastest?

A majority of Ann Arbor voters made it clear at the ballot box in 2022 that they want the city to be sustainably powered...

Washtenaw Gets New Option For Disposing Of Hazardous Waste

Washtenaw County residents stuck with hazardous materials don’t have to wait for one particular Saturday to drop them off for the County to dispose...

Does Pet Waste Have an Effect on the Environment?

Dog and cat waste may seem harmless, but the reality is that your pet’s poop can be very problematic for ecosystems where it accumulates....

20 Ways to Save Money on Your Car & Gasoline

Owning a car is expensive and gas prices have increased. You must pay for insurance, gas, maintenance and then unexpected costs like repairs or...

BYOC: Downtown Ann Arbor Business Based on a Concept of Zero-Waste

BYOC stands for "Bring Your Own Container" and offers products to help the environment and also fill home and body needs. We interviewed the founder...

Behind the Sheep: How Yuko Frazier Grew Project Mow

Project Mow provides a unique and environmentally conscious way to take care of your yard. We spoke with owner Yuko Frazier about her goats.

Finding Your Footing in Uncertain Times with Forest Meditation

Taking a moment to reconnect with nature is important. We spoke with Julie Woodward of Mindful Awakenings about nature meditation.

Four Local Restaurants Participate in Reusable Container Pilot Program

Local restaurants are taking part in a new pilot program to help reduce carry-out waste. Here’s which restaurants and how to get a container

Natural Area Preservation Looks for Volunteers for the Month of June

The Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation is looking for volunteers for their upcoming Stewardship Workdays. Here's what's coming up.

Old Marijuana Conviction? Get it Expunged Through the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office!

Those who are facing difficulties because of previous marijuana convictions can now have these charges expunged from their record. This includes marijuana possession, use,...