Here's what happens when we work together. A group of local brewers and related businesses, along with the Kalamazoo Nature Center, have created a "co-op" that will will see 26,000 lbs. of plastic per year diverted from Michigan landfills.
Sure deposit fraud is a concern, but shouldn't we be more focused on fixing our facilities, making them more efficient, and working to streamline machines so that we can continue the spirit of that very first Earth Day?
With Governor Gretchen Whitmer's order to re-open more retail establishments, and then, the long awaited re-opening of restaurants and bars on June 8th getting the most attention, this small piece of news, while significant, may get lost in the hoopla.
All those electronics sitting in the closet, after they were replaced by the latest and shiniest electronics, what are you going to do with them? If you are waiting for an electronics recycling event, its on Friday. (April 13th)