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Berkley Library: Origami for Beginners April 23

April 3rd 2016

Berkley Library: Origami for Beginners April 23 (EVENT page)  Origami for Beginners Saturday, April 23 at 1:00 p.m. Come and learn how to make two basic origami projects in this workshop for ages 6 to 10. Paper will be supplied. Registration is limited to ten kids. Parents may also attend. To register, visit http://goo.gl/2oHwbP or […]

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17

March 24th 2016

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Celebrate Earth Day with SOCRRA and enjoy tours of the SOCRRA recycling facility. Watch a Recycled Materials Fashion Show. Repurpose things into crafts and art projects with Green Living Science. Go on a scavenger hunt. Get up close and personal […]

Environmental Impact of the Holidays

December 30th 2015

Environmental Impact of the Holidays (SOCRRA press release, Dec. 30, 2015) The holiday season is another time of year to consider the three R’s—reduce, reuse and recycle. Consider these stats as you enjoy the season and commit to waste reduction and recycling this year as part of your celebration…. Approximately 1.5 billion cards are sent […]

Ferndale Increases Recycling Rates, Huntington Woods Tops 21%

July 28th 2012

According to Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority, Ferndale’s rate of recycling increased to 9.03% from last years’ 8.55%. Huntington Woods residents had the highest rate, with 21.87%.

FESC’s Green Tips for December

December 14th 2011

Former Ferndale Mayor and current County Commissioner Craig Covey delivered the Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission’s (FESC) Green Tips to the public and City Council on Dec. 12, 2011.