Milwaukee Environmental Consortium

The MEC supports the people and work of Greater Milwaukee’s environmental community. We foster collaboration through shared space and resources, incubate new initiatives, and activate diverse champions for a clean and healthy environment.

Shared Spaces

An open and welcoming work environment:

  • Communal work room and kitchen
  • Offices and cubicles for individuals and groups
  • 2 Conference rooms
  • Formal and informal collaborations among MEC members
  • Shared skill sets accelerating competencies
  • Teaching and learning opportunities for volunteers and interns

Office Services

Amenities of a professional office suite:

  • Phone service, internet, and free WiFi
  • High speed scanner, fax, and copy machines
  • Shared portable projector and Screen
  • Use of our address for member groups who don’t rent office space


We offer nonprofit accounting and bookkeeping services:

  • Adapted to meet the individual needs of the organization
  • Free initial consultation to determine the needs and accounting solutions for the group.
  • Set-up and ongoing accounting systems
  • IRS and Wisconsin tax filing
  • Fiscal Agent services for individual events

Fiscal Sponsorship

Our commitment: To help new organizations focus on their mission and programs while we provide:

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Payroll services
  • Timely reports chosen by group
  • Access to liability insurance
  • IRS and Wisconsin tax filing services
  • Individualized accounting services to meet the specific needs of the organization
  • Free initial consultation to determine the needs and accounting solutions for the group.

The Environmental Communnity

Greater Milwaukee’s first digital environmental community at

  • For the public:  News, articles, events, and volunteer and job opportunities in the environmental community
  • For organizations committed to sustainability:  Opportunity to share your programs and services, with links to your site and social media.
1845 N Farwell Ave
Suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
A historic photo of Clarke Square, an early Milwaukee park.
October 19, 2017
1837: Clarke Square In the 1800s, Milwaukee didn’t have a plan for parks. Instead, little parcels were set aside across the city.
Tribal Art
October 19, 2017
Native American leaders meeting in Milwaukee this week at the convention of the National Congress of American Indians are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change. 
"Chat" mine Stateimpact Oklahoma
October 12, 2017
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is vowing to speed the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites, part of a shift away from climate change and toward what he calls the "basics" of clean air and water.
October 9, 2017
September 2, 2017
Representatives of The Nature Conservancy caution that people may see some out-of-the- ordinary things at Baxter’s Hollow, located between Sauk City and Baraboo, and Hemlock Draw, which sits about 30 minutes southwest of Baraboo near Leland.
August 23, 2017
Water is a high profile issue in just about any community in Wisconsin. It's likewise a growing challenge across the United States and around the world.
August 2, 2017
Chatter among Wisconsin’s business, media and political classes has sucked all the clean air out of the room in contemplating news that Taiwan-based electronics assembler Foxconn perhaps will build a gigantic factory in the state.
May 31, 2017
THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS- COMPOST CRUSADER HAS A NEW BUILDING!                   Melissa Tashjian, president of Compost Crusader, and Matthew
May 30, 2017
While not as flashy as solar or wind technology, energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective and powerful tools for helping cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. The cheapest and cleanest power? The kind you don’t need to produce in the first place.
Fondy Park
May 30, 2017
A new green space is taking root in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled plans this week to transform a vacant lot next to the Fondy Farmers Market into a storm water park and gathering space for local residents.
May 30, 2017
The city of Milwaukee is already known as the Fresh Coast and aspires to lap up attention as a freshwater hub. Now it’s looking for a new name to cement its reputation as an area open to innovation and attractive to millennials.
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