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Ecology Center Press Releases

What can you do with all that left-over bubble wrap after you’ve worked out your holiday stress by popping the bubbles? Find out how to recycle bubble wrap and other tricky items like Christmas trees, too, at the monthly open house at Ann...
Release Date: Dec 4th 2014
LANSING – Today, state legislators in the House Energy and Tech Committee gave fossil fuel industries a free pass to pollute Michigan’s air and water and harm residents’ health broadening the definition of renewable energy resources to...
Release Date: Dec 2nd 2014
Applications for the Ecology Center’s Health Leaders Fellowship open today, marking the second year of the this innovative program. The Health Leaders Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity for health professionals of...
Release Date: Nov 3rd 2014
“Learning a bit more about how and why we recycle in our community is a perfect way to celebrate America Recycles Day,” according to MacKenzie Maxwell, environmental educator at the Ecology Center. Ann Arbor’s Materials Recovery Facility...
Release Date: Oct 31st 2014
Royal Oak, MI -- Nineteen Health Leaders Fellows, including doctors, nurses, dietitians, and public health professionals, from across Michigan are visiting Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak today to learn how health systems can have a positive...
Release Date: Oct 24th 2014
Elevated levels of toxic chemicals were found in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and party supplies in a study released Oct. 23 by the Ecology Center's HealthyStuff.org project. The Ecology Center researchers used a high-...
Release Date: Oct 23rd 2014
Best-selling author Anna Lappé will be the featured speaker at the Ecology Center’s annual fall event, Wednesday, November 12, at Zingerman's Cornman Farms in Dexter. Lappé is one of the most respected and influential advocates working for...
Release Date: Oct 22nd 2014
Ever wonder what happens to your empty milk jugs and cereal boxes after the truck empties the big blue bin at your curb each week? You can find out during a free, behind the scenes tour during an open house at Ann Arbor’s Materials...
Release Date: Oct 3rd 2014
At the Sept. 15 City Council meeting, Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje presented a proclamation in support of National Drive Electric Week and the formation of the Drive Electric Ann Arbor Partnership (DEA2P) to support wider adoption of...
Release Date: Sep 16th 2014
Dozens of electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will get together to highlight the fun, clean-air benefits, and cost-savings of electric cars from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor. The event is part of...
Release Date: Sep 8th 2014