Built Environment

Built Environment

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
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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 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 13, 2017
It's been kind of disappointing with the low amount of snowfall we've had this month.  Even the ice rinks have been unusable in the parks. Frankly, it looks a little more like spring out there right now.
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 13, 2017
There is a new book about Milwaukee Parks that was released just last November on Amazon.  The book is titled 101 Things to do in Milwaukee Parks the unofficial guide to greenspaces in and around Milwaukee.  It was writen by Barbara Ali, a local resident and Park People B

Community Garden Profile: Community Hands Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee interviews Cynthia Adams-Burrell, garden leader of Community Hands Garden on 24th and Keefe ave

MUG Garden profiles: Washington Heights Community Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee's Antoine Carter interviews Fred James, gardener at the Washington Heights garden in 51st and Lloyd on Milwaukee's North side
LUNCH & LEARN WITH BIG BELLY
October 20, 2017

WasteCap is hosting a Lunch & Learn featuring Bigbelly. If you're involved in operational waste management at a large corporate office, large university campus, or manage city waste, this is for you!

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October 24, 2017

Fall Friends Workshop #1

Presented in Partnership with the The Park People

Join Amalia Schoone of In Progress Consulting LLC to learn about tips, tricks and the most effective practices for grant writing. Hosted by Friends of Wehr.

November 04, 2017

Come join the Milwaukee Transit Riders Union in our mission to preserve and improve Milwaukee’s transit service. Our monthly meetings are open to everyone. Meetings are typically held on the first Saturday of the month at 10:00am at the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium at 1845 N. Farwell Av.

MREA Brisk Fall Clean Up Day
November 04, 2017

Join us November 4th, for a fun Fall day of volunteering at MREA in Custer, WI! Tasks include; landscaping, weeding, preparing firewood, having fun, and more!

Groundwork MKE's 10 YEAR Anniversary
November 04, 2017

We would like to extend our warmest greetings to friends, members, Board and Staff of Groundwork Milwaukee, on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. Launched in 2007, Groundwork MKE marks this year an important milestone in its history and service to the community.

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November 09, 2017

Fall Friends Workshop #2

Presented in Partnership with The Park People

December 02, 2017

Come join the Milwaukee Transit Riders Union in our mission to preserve and improve Milwaukee’s transit service. Our monthly meetings are open to everyone. Meetings are typically held on the first Saturday of the month at 10:00am at the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium at 1845 N. Farwell Av.

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December 05, 2017

Fall Friends Workshop # 3

Presented in Partnership with The Park People