Posted on: July 25, 2017

City again recognized by state for environmental efforts

Green Communities 2017

The City of Battle Creek is one of just four communities to receive silver certification in this year’s Michigan Green Communities Challenge.

The program recognizes clean energy and environmental leadership across Michigan and allows communities ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

City, Waste Management give container reminder

Waste Management truck

City and Waste Management officials are asking neighbors to please replace broken trash and yard waste containers.

Recently, WM drivers have observed a high number of broken trash containers, which can make them dangerous for the drivers to handle. They wi...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Waste Management launches new, city-focused webpage

WM webpage

City officials are excited to announce a new webpage launched by Waste Management – our trash, recycling, and yard waste hauler.

All of the information is specific to the services offered to city customers, and gives a full overview of each. City...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Yard waste starts March 27 for 2017

yard waste

At least on the calendar, spring has returned to Battle Creek, and curbside yard waste pickup along with it – this service begins again the week of March 27.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Dec. 1 this year. City residents may place yard ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Clean Water Partners 2017 calendar now available

2017 Clean Water Partners calendar cover

Ready for the new year, the free 2017 wall calendar featuring Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is now available at locations throughout the region.

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

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Yearlong photo contest captures river's beauty

Clean Water Partners calendar page

Get your cameras ready and head out to the Kalamazoo River Watershed!

Tomorrow begins the yearlong Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners photo contest to showcase the seasonal beauty of the Kalamazoo River and St. Joseph River and their tributaries wi...Learn More

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