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Pattengill Schoolyard Rain Garden

Pattengill Schoolyard Rain Garden

3rd and 4th grade students at Pattengill Elementary School in Ann Arbor have studied, built and planted a rain garden in their own schoolyard. Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, the school now has a native plant rain garden that captures stormwater from some paved areas.

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Lithium-ion Battery Safety Tips & Proper Disposal

Lithium-ion Battery Safety Tips & Proper Disposal

Rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are commonly used in cell phones, laptops, household electronics and even automobiles. They work well in these products, but Lithium-ion batteries can pose unique safety hazards which have resulted in explosions and fires.

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DRAFT Washtenaw County Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment Available for Public Comment

DRAFT Washtenaw County Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment Available for Public Comment

The official public comment period for the draft Washtenaw County Solid Waste Plan began Friday April 21, 2017. The comment period has been extended. Comments will be accepted until October 18, 2017.

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2017 Environmental Excellence Award Ceremony

2017 Environmental Excellence Award Ceremony

Thank you to those of you who attended our Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony! We had such a fun time welcoming our new partners and honoring the outstanding work that our award winners do.

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10.27.17 COL workshop

10.27.17 COL workshop

COL workshop information

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