Carbon Footprint

Detroit Meijer (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Meijer Claims One Of North America’s Largest All-Clean Diesel Fleets

The Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer Inc. Monday announced that it’s operating one of the largest all-clean diesel fleets in North America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

New energy efficient lighting at Central Michigan University. CMU photo.

CMU Getting Greener With Energy Efficiency Steps

Central Michigan University’s carbon footprint has been decreasing on a “rapid basis,” according to LeRoy Barnes, CMU utilities engineer, since the school began taking conservation methods to reduce electricity consumption and conserve natural gas in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

detroit jazz festival

Detroit Jazz Festival, DTE Energy Foundation Enhance Greening Program

For the fourth consecutive year, the Detroit Jazz Festival and its sponsors, — Chrysler, the DTE Energy Foundation and Recycle Detroit — are continuing their green efforts, designed to reduce the carbon footprint of the Labor Day weekend event by recycling and reducing waste.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

greenbuilding

Ford Expands Program for Measuring Suppliers’ Carbon Footprint

Ford Motor Co. said this week that it has more than tripled the size of its program to understand and measure suppliers’ carbon footprint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

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