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Posted on: May 10, 2019

La Ciudad corrige las postales de reciclaje debido a un error

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3 de mayo de 2019

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La Ciudad corrige las postales de reciclaje debido a un error

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — La Ciudad cometió un error relacionado con las direcciones de las postales verdes y amarillas que se...

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Environment
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City correcting recycling postcards, due to error

Battle Creek recycling carts

In the effort to help all city neighbors learn the new, every-other-week recycling rotations, the city made an error in addressing the green and yellow postcards sent out this week.

The postcards inform neighbors which color rotation they will use for the ...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La ciudad realiza venta en línea de barriles pluviales

rain barrel crop

La Ciudad de Battle Creek nuevamente lleva a cabo una venta en línea de barriles pluviales, para alentar a que los vecinos recolecten y ahorren agua valiosa en nuestra comunidad.

Según la Agencia de Protección Ambiental, el...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La recolección de residuos de jardín comienza el lunes

yard waste bags

La limpieza de las ramas de árboles caídas por los fuertes vientos recientes está a punto de ser más fácil: la recolección de residuos de jardín comienza la semana pró...

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Environment
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City develops, adopts Sustainability Plan

Josh McCann_Battle Creek River

In progress in some form for years, the city now has an Environmental Sustainability Plan, developed by the city’s Sustainable BC Committee, and approved by the City Commission on Feb. 5.

The plan consists of themes and, within those themes, goal...

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

Curbside yard waste begins on Monday

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Cleaning up fallen tree limbs from recent high winds is about to become easier – curbside yard waste pickup begins this coming week – the week of March 25.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 29 this year. City neighbors may place yard waste items...

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En Español Environment
Posted on: March 20, 2019

City holds online rain barrel sale

rain barrel crop

The City of Battle Creek is, once again, holding an online rain barrel sale, to encourage neighbors to collect and save valuable water in our community.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, lawn and garden watering make up nearly 40 percent of...

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Link to city rain barrel sale Environment
Posted on: January 25, 2019

City moving to every-other-week curbside recycling May 6

Waste Management truck

Battle Creek curbside recycling customers will see a change to every-other-week curbside recycling service starting the week of May 6.

This is a delay from the originally planned start date, so that the city and Waste Management can ensure the community ha...

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City trash/recycling web page Environment
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Clean Water Partner calendars now available; event dates set

2019 Clean Water Partners calendar cover

Ready for the new year, the free 2019 wall calendar featuring Calhoun County Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is available at locations throughout the region.

The calendar is created by the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners. S...

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PDF of community calendar Environment