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!
Bellflower in Ypsilanti opened at the end of August during one of our toughest times. This new, delicious restaurant made a bold choice, but the payoff is worth it.
Heavy Color are a Toledo-based duo of avant-psychedelia composers. They talk a little bit about their work on the Rights of Nature documentary and using music to heal.
There is no better time to start listening to some new music. Sara Marie Barron’s newest album, “Existential Glam,” will be available for streaming Sept 25.
The pandemic has shown a light on the food insecurity crisis in Washtenaw County, and is slated to get worse. Here is what’s happening and how you can help!