Built Environment

Built Environment

December 14, 2017
On Saturday June 13th 2015, 40+ Reflo volunteers helped to build a 40,000 gallon Aquablox (R) cistern for the 30th Street Farm - a brownfield redevelopment transforming an environmentally impacted site in Milwaukee's 30th Street Corridor into a 1.25 acre urban farm incorporating large installment
GUEST HOUSE COMMUNITY PAVILION
December 14, 2017
On July 25th, Reflo worked with project partners to design and build Milwaukee's first community pavilion specially designed for water harvesting. This structure, built on a previously vacant lot, funnels rainwater into a 550-gallon collection system for use in the surrounding gardens.
Map
December 14, 2017
The Milwaukee Community Map is a free and amazing tool that uses the power of Google Earth to visualize stories never before experienced by general audiences in one place.
December 12, 2017
Travel to six sites across the city to earn points, explore secret areas, and unlock themed treks. On your journey, hear the real stories of Milwaukee's water citizens. Discover history and green infrastructure hidden in plain sight.
July 17, 2017
Get the full article at the link below. Well worth the read, great article! 
July 5, 2017
The ECO toolkit is a comprehensive guide on how to make your home, business, and neighborhood environmentally friendly and sustainable.  Just click the link below to access the toolkit
June 19, 2017
WasteCap Resource Solutions has been recognized as a Green Professional organization under the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s (WSBC) Green Masters Program.
June 19, 2017
In late May, I sat down with Erick Shambarger, the Director of Environmental Sustainability for the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO), to discuss the City’s ongoing effort to make MKE a world class Eco City.
Mayors in Support of Paris
June 5, 2017
(at the bottom of the article is a link where you can sign in support) Thursday, June 1st 2017 The President’s denial of global warming is getting a cold reception from America’s cities.
Milwaukee
May 18, 2017
Donating is an easy way to put your unwanted items to GOOD use! Master list of donation/recycling opportunities in Milwaukee.        
May 9, 2017
Water as a risk needs to be understood and managed to ensure the security of people’s habitats and livelihoods. Historical development pathways are often not appropriate for planning future urban water systems, considering the uncertainties of climate change and rapid population growth.
February 14, 2017
Preserve Our Parks applauds the Milwaukee Art Museum Board along with Executive Director Dan Keegan, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, and the County Executive on their recently announced agreement to sell O'Donnell Park and the Art Museum facilities to the Milwaukee Art Museum.  The de
February 14, 2017
Alarmed by the number of building projects once planned for Milwaukee's lakefront, POP spearheaded opposition and succeeded in quashing several of them.  The projects lacked coordination and there was myopia about the paving, parking, car congestion and visual mishmash they'd produce -- not
February 14, 2017
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February 14, 2017
Badly needed is a dedicated funding source that can't be raided to help cover state-mandated expenses and rising costs of other County programs. Two remedies are being discussed: A half-percent sales tax assessment, like the one for the Miller Park stadium, and
February 13, 2017
The weather has been unseasonably warm so far this month, which maybe isn't a bad thing.  It just means that we haven't had a chance to do the traditional things we'd be doing in January like playing in snow.  Still, there's plenty to do.
February 28, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management Conference. Learn about solid waste and recycling trends and best practices from industry leaders and innovators. 
 

March 02, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management Conference. Learn about solid waste and recycling trends and best practices from industry leaders and innovators. 
 

March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Enjoy a night of great reggae music and support our work! Featuring Selecta UPLIFTOBO. A good time for two important causes. 

Bus Routes: 60; Near 14, 15, 22, 40U

March 19, 2018

 'Isolated' Wetlands

"Myth Busting Misconceptions about 'Isolated' Wetlands"

Location:   Wauwatosa Public Library, 76th St. and North Ave., Firefly Room, first floor 

March 21, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

March 21, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

March 28, 2018 to March 29, 2018

More information coming soon...

April 10, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 10, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 16, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 16, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 25, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 25, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

April 30, 2018 to May 02, 2018

Details coming soon

May 05, 2018

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

May 05, 2018

Join us for this all-day event as we work to improve our demonstration site at the ReNew the Earth Institute in scenic Custer, WI.

May 08, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

May 08, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

May 14, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

May 14, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

May 23, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

May 23, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

June 06, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

June 06, 2018

Offered by Sauk County Conservation, Planning, & Zoning, UW-Extension, Sauk Area Conservation Awareness and Action (SACAA), and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout Sauk County, Wisconsin may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure sig

June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Celebrate the summer solstice at The 29th Annual Energy Fair, June 15-17, 2018! The Energy Fair brings over 13,000 attendees together to learn about clean energy and sustainability, connect with others, and take action towards a sustainable future.