News  |  January 11, 2022
Let’s begin with the muffin pan—nonstick, 12-cup, heavy-weight steel. It is proudly made in the USA and even comes with a plastic lid and handles. And at less than $20 on Amazon, it seems like the perfect gift for your office’s White Elephant exchange.
News  |  December 16, 2021
Thousands of Michigan children are lead poisoned each year and nothing is done about it… because no one even knows it’s happening.
News  |  December 7, 2021
Launched in 2013 by the Ecology Center, Eastern Market, and the Fair Food Network, Fresh Prescription was created to bring together doctors, patients, food-health clinicians, and farmers market vendors to promote and provide Detroiters access to healthier food options.
News  |  November 30, 2021
We are asking you to speak out in support of the strongest recommendations made by the Council of Climate Solutions to prevent the MI Healthy Climate Plan from being watered down by its opposition.
News  |  October 21, 2021
The State of Michigan is gearing up for electrifying changes in the automotive world in the next few decades, thanks in large part to the dedicated teams on Governor Whitmer's Council on Future Mobility and Electrification and Council on Climate Solutions.  
News  |  September 3, 2021
GEE-WOW! (Groundwater Education On Wheels), a flagship of the Ecology Center’s educational programming in the 1990s, is an example of the Ecology Center bringing to scale its philosophy that students' ideas matter and that students can be agents of change at all levels.
News  |  August 5, 2021
More than 650 towns contaminated. Millions of Americans affected. No Defense is the story of the military’s war on water. Register here to watch the film.
News  |  June 8, 2021
At the outset of 2020, we looked forward to celebrating our 50 years of accomplishments, and to lifting up our work today for healthy people and a healthy planet. As the global pandemic set in, we postponed the celebrations, and reconfigured our work.
News  |  June 1, 2021
Fifty-one years ago today, Elizabeth Grant Kingwill and seven other advocates formally founded the Ecology Center, as the organizers of America’s first and largest Earth Day events planned to keep the spirit of the new grassroots environmental movement alive.
News  |  May 28, 2021
Ecology Center found PFAS in all tested fertilizer and compost products. Check these products labels to find out the source of the materials. Ingredients listed as “biosolids” and “residuals” are code words for sewage sludge.
News  |  February 8, 2021
Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the first critical steps this week toward meeting the state’s carbon reduction goals, which she’d established in a 2020 executive order.
News  |  February 4, 2021
22 year-old National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman emerged as the breakout star of the recent Presidential Inauguration with her powerful delivery of “The Hill We Climb.” In “Earthrise,” her 2018 poem about the climate crisis, Gorman celebrates the vulnerable world we inherit
News  |  December 21, 2020
It’s about promoting environments where people can thrive, in their own homes and across the Earth we share. Between 2014 and 2016, the Ecology Center partnered with the Ann Arbor Housing Commission on three major public housing renovation projects.
News  |  November 25, 2020
Ann Arbor voters passed Proposal C, the city’s affordable housing millage proposal, with a resounding voter support rate of 73.49%. Prop C is a major win for our community and for the environment, tackling homelessness, housing insecurity, and the climate crisis at the same time.
News  |  October 26, 2020
As Governor of Michigan from 1991 to 2003, John Engler largely dismantled what had been some of the most effective environmental protection policies implemented in the U.S.