Entries by Ericka Popovich

Nominate a Hidden Heroine for the 2019 Women, Community, & Environment Series!

Written By: Madison Rhoades, WMEAC Intern   Do you know a woman in your community who dedicates her time, energy and talent towards environmental protection, education and/or justice? It turns out that West Michigan has many of these women – women who work hard to support environmental education, advocate for […]

Recycling in Grand Rapids

Written by: Mara Spears, Recycling and Environmental Education Intern   Every two weeks the recycling trucks rumble through Grand Rapids, stopping at every residence that has a blue bin with a yellow lid set out front. A mechanical arm dumps the bin’s contents into the truck bed with a resounding […]

Water Pollution, Inclusivity Emphasized At Congressional Candidate Forum

Written by: Beau Brockett Jr. Eight candidates for the Michigan legislature outlined their solutions to environmental problems to a packed conference room at June 28’s Kent County Candidate Forum on the Environment. Clean water and environmental justice became the two top talking points. The event was organized by WMEAC, Citizens […]