While UM has been making great strides towards its ambitious 2025 Campus Sustainability Goals through its Planet Blue program, waste reduction has been difficult to achieve. UM is piloting a composting project that, if successful, will divert up to 1/3 of typical landfill waste to the Ann Arbor Compost Center. The Zero Waste Game Days program now employs compostable containers which, at 88.17 percent, is closing in on the goal of diverting 100 percent of Big House game-day waste to composting and recycling facilities. Progress toward the campus-wide goal of reducing waste to 40 percent of 2006 levels is on the horizon. Let’s Go (Planet) Blue!
Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose
After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.