Green Gazette Archive
Recycling-related news in and around Meridian 

2014

December

 

November

October

 

September

August

 

July  

 

June  (Ten Cool Ideas for a Sustainable Summer)

 

May

April


March

2013
 

 

  • Weigh in on the Recycling Center/Transfer Station
  • Shedding Light on Bottled Water
  • Rain Barrel Stories Wanted
  • Green Links
  • Governments Go Green
     

 

  •  Mid-August 2009
     
    •  Upcoming Recycling Events
    •   Facebook Page Tops 100
    •  Commission Goes Paperless
    •  Battery Recycling Q & A
    •  Phone Book Opt Out
    •  Corn Plastic = Not Fantastic
    •  Volunteer Opportunities
    •  & more

     

  •  August 2009 (early)
     
    •  Green Meridian Facebook Page
    •  Meridian Takes the Green Communities Challenge
    •  Rechargeable Battery Recycling Expands -
      Disposable Battery Recycling to End Aug 15
    •  Overview of Recycling in Meridian
    •  17 Free Green E-books
    •  Trashed
    •  Upcoming Events
    •  New Utility Programs
    •  Volunteer Opportunities
    •  & more

     

  •  July 2009
     
    •  You'll Get a "Recharge" Out of This
    •  Energy Saving Guide for Small Business
    •  Environmental Tidbits
    •  Energy Tidbits
    •  and more!
       
  •  June 2009
     
    •  Future Recycling Events
    •  Battery Recycling Changes in August
    •  Green Glass Options
    •  Pics from Rain Barrel Event
    •  Green Calendar
    •  Volunteer Opportunities


     

  •  May 2009 #3
    •  Recycle Phone Books -- June 1
    •  Rain Barrel Update
    •  Pics from Recycling Event
    •  Break the Alkaline Habit
    •  Plastic Garden Pot  and Container Recycling
    •  Appliance/Metal Recycling a Success
    •  Community Forum to Discuss Recycling Options
    •  Green Communities Challenge
    •  Healthy & Green Calendar
    •  Energy Solutions
    •  Volunteer Opportunities
     
  •  May 2009 #2
    •  Rain Barrel Sale
    •  Re-use Rally 
    •  Garden Pot  and Container Recycling
    •  Reduce Junk Mail
    •  Volunteer Opportunities
    •  Bike to Work Week
    •  Save Energy
     
  •  May 2009
    •  Spring Recycling Event a Record-Breaker
    •  Appliance and Scrap Metal Recycling Event:  May 2
    •  Regional E-Waste Collection: May 2
    •  Native Plant Sale: May 2
    •  Build a Worm Bin
    •  Rain Barrel Sale and Info
    •  Ag Plastic Recycling
    •  Meridian's First Green Corner
    •  Green Lodging
    •  Plastic Bag Weaver
    •  Green Upswing
    •  Got Junk Mail?
    •  Volunteer Opportunities
     
  •  April 2009  (Earth Week Edition)
    •  Document Destruction Day
    •  Greener Delta
    •  Recycling Drive at St. Martha's
    •  Green Star/Green Corner Event
    •  Meridian Community Recycling Event
    •  Master Composter Class
    •  Native Plant Sale
    •  Electronic Waste Collection
    •  Rain Barrel Sale
     
  •  April 2009
    •  Spring Recycling Events
    •  Pharmaceuticals in Fish
    •  Reasons to Remember your Cloth Bag
    •  Energizing Meridian
      and more!
       
  •  March 2009
    •  Spring Recycling Events
      •  Home & Garden Show
      •  Books, Clothing/Textiles
      •  Document Destruction Day
      •  E-waste
      •  Native Plant Sale
      •  Rain Barrel Sale
      •  Plastic Pot Recycling
      •  and more!!!!
    •  Electronics Recycling Powers Up
    •  Recycling Center Ideas
    •  Recycling Q & A
    •  10 Best Green Websites for Kids

     

  •   February 2009
    •  Spring Recycling Event
    •  Electronics Recycling Update
    •  Recycling Center News
    •  Waste Reduction Awards
    •  Green Networking
    •  Green Cleaning
    •  Earth 911
     
  •  January 2009
    •  Electronics Recycling Update
    •  Curbside Expanding
    •  New Education Committee
    •  Working Green
    •  Christmas Tree Recycling


2008

  •  December
    •  Spring Collection News Flash
    •  Christmas Tree Recycling
    •  Electronics Recycling
    •  Logo Contest
    •  MSU Team Wins Recycling Competition
    •  Environmental Stewardship Awards
    •   and more!
       
  •  Environmental Commission Slide Show 12/17
     
  •  Early December
    •  Electronic Waste Collections
    •  Recycling Logo Contest for Schools
    •  New Recycling Materials:  Siding and Roofing
    •  New Green Stars
    •  Lake Lansing Trails News
    •  Theatre Dept. Goes Green
    •  Deconstruction Resources
       
     
  •  November
    •  Green Stars in the News
    •  Biodiesel Tour
    •  Environmental News
    •  Green Film Fest
    •  Recycle Yourself
    •  Quick Links
     
  •  October 20
    •  Recycling Event a Big Success
    •  Last Child in the Woods
    •  From Waste to Fuel
    •  Peak Oil Conference
    •  Quick Links

     

  •  October 2
    •  Update on the October Recycling Event
    •  How Do I Compost?
    •  Meridian Green Stars in the News (again)
    •  What do I do with old paint?
    •  Thinkin' Outside the Bottle

       
  •  September 12
    •  Stop Tossing, Start Saving
    •  Edgewood Village Apartments Recycling Story
    •  Greening Our Schools
    •  Electronic Recycling (this Saturday)
    •  Thinking Outside the Bottle

     

  •  August 22
    •  Eco-Impacts
    •  Vinyl Siding Recycling
    •  Another CFL Option
    •  Mobile Green Classroom
    •  Big Recycling Days
    •  Local Gov'ts Go Green
    •  "Out of the Bag" Thinking
       
     
  •  August 8
    •  Calling All Plastics
    •  New Green Stars
    •  Green Stars in the News
    •  It's Easy Being Green
    •  Asphalt Shingle Recycling
    •  Best Buy to Recycle Electronics (this winter)
    •  Carpet Pad Recycling
    •  East Lansing Looks to Go Greener
    •  Out of the Bin Thinking

     

  •  July 23
    •  Recycling Pictures  (from special events last week)
    •  Mark Your Calendars for Fall Events
    •  Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
    •  Thinking "Out-of-the-Bin"
    •  New Recycling Facility
       
  •  July 16
    •  Saturday Event
    •  The Fall of Recycling
    •  Map to the Stars
    •  Updated Factsheets
    •  Recycling Saves Resources
    •  Tips and Questions
       
  •  July 2
    •  Volunteers Needed at Recycling Events
    •  Celebrate Energy Independence Day
    •  A Green Fourth
    •  Recycling is a Team Effort
       
  •  June 24
    •  Green Stars in the News
    •  Green Battery Guide
    •  Make a Rain Barrel
    •  Where Do I Take Stuff?
    •  and more!

       
  •  July 19th Recycling Event Flyer
     
  •  Battery Factsheet 6/23

  •  Towne Courier: Green Stars Make News 6/22

  • June 30 tour of Granger see pics here  
     
  •  June 11 Update

  •  Towne Courier Editorial 6/1

  •  May 21

  •  May R2C2 Update

  •  April

 

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