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.

Home page: https://meconnect.us/

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

 

Accounting:

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, MEC connect Website: https://meconnect.us/

Greater Milwaukee’s first digital environmental community at meconnect.us

•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.

 

List of our members:

WI League of Conservation Voters

City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office

Citizens' Climate Lobby - Milwaukee West

Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest

Sierra Club Great Waters Group

Milwaukee Water Commons

Groundwork Milwaukee

Wisconsin Green Muslims

Reflo

Milwaukee Transit Riders Union

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

Preserve our Parks

Great Lakes Commons

Victory Garden Initiative

Mighty Fine Food (Martha's Pimento Cheese)

ECO office

Outpost Natural Foods Coop

Gaia Coalition Network

WasteCap Resource Solutions

Sweet Water

Laudato Si' Project

CART - Climate Action Round Table

Interfaith Earth Network

Water Protectors of Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Office of Sustainability

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.

Reflo

Alliance for the Great Lakes

All Hands Boat Works

Mlwaukee Environmental Consortium

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

The Milwaukee Arts Barge Project

River Revitalization Foundation

Milwaukee Water Commons

The Juice Kitchen

Heartland Labs

Box Latch™ Products

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition

MASA

Location
1845 N Farwell Ave
Suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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
bridge
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.
Milwaukee
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.
May 17, 2017 to August 17, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Merill Park
August 16, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Merill Park
August 21, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Clark Square
August 22, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Clark Square
August 23, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Clark Square
August 24, 2017
Catch the Milwaukee Mobile Bike Repair Crew at these locations across the city for free bicycle tune-ups and repairs. Site Name: Clark Square
August 26, 2017
We are so excited for Sam Thayer to be giving the keynote address at Knee Deep In Prairies this year, but know for fans of wild edibles, this isn’t nearly enough time with Sam.
August 27, 2017
Paddle the pond, sing a silly song, and jump around at the second annual Riveredge Adventure Challenge!  Teams of family and friends are invited to complete a 3 mile trek dotted with a string of up to 8 physical and mental, wacky and wet, squishy and silly, fun-filled challenges!
August 30, 2017
Brian Russart, Natural Areas Coordinator for Milwaukee County Parks, will lead us on an exploration of Warnimont Park.
September 02, 2017
Saturday, September 2 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm
September 10, 2017
This is the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition. They meet the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, contact: sturgeon@uwm.edu
September 16, 2017
Dinner and Dancing in the Kettle Moraine. Hosted by Jim and Karen Hyde in Geneese/ Ottowa at 4pm. All tickets include two drink tickets. 
October 10, 2017
This is the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition. They meet the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, contact: sturgeon@uwm.edu
November 10, 2017
This is the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition. They meet the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, contact: sturgeon@uwm.edu
December 10, 2017
This is the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition. They meet the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, contact: sturgeon@uwm.edu