MICHIGAN UPDATES


UPCOMING EVENTS/DEADLINES
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3.15.16
Intent to Form Team Submitted

4.15.16
Conceptual Proposals Submitted

4.30.16
Stage 2 Teams Announced

8.15.16
Design Proposals Submitted

8.30.16
Stage 3 Teams (Finalists) Announced

1.15.17
Final Design Proposals Submitted

2.1.17
Winning Designs Announced


UPDATES

11.10.2015
News: Recycling HACKATHON Sparks Industry Ideas in Michigan
Seventy-five recycling industry stakeholders gathered in Michigan to generate ideas for doubling the state's lagging recycling rate. The brainstorming session helped push forward a statewide competition aimed at generating plans for boosting recycling.

11.3.2015
Press Release: Recycle by Design Kick-Off
The DEQ today announced a Feb. 15, 2016 kickoff for a new team challenge to develop innovative strategies to increase the state’s residential recycling rate.

10.19.2015
Presentation: Recycle by Design - Michigan Challenge
This slide deck was presented during several webinars to introduce the Recycle by Design - Michigan Challenge

10.15.2015
Recycle by Design FaceBook Page Goes Live
We’ve launched the RbD FaceBook page, give us a like and get ready to receive updates on all things RbD.

10.1.2015
Article: Moving the Needle in Michigan (Resource Recycling Magazine)
A public-private partnership in the land of Great Lakes is aiming to bring teams of stakeholders together to generate fresh concepts to double the state’s recycling rate. Can the effort move fast enough to hit the governor’s goal? By Kerrin O’Brien (MRC) and Jeff George (IMG)

6.4.2015
Recycle by Design is Live on Twitter
We’ve launched the @RbD_Michigan Twitter handle. Follow up, retweet, and stay updated on all things RbD.

5.14.2015
Press Release: Innovative Recycle by Design Competition Aims to Stimulate Michigan's Recycling Rate
At the Governor’s Recycling Summit held in Kalamazoo last week, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director Dan Wyant, together with the Governor’s Recycling Council and the Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC) announced the kick-off of an innovative public/private approach for significantly increasing the state’s recycling rate.