Through more than 60 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative reached 1,750 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and philosophies in Wisconsin and beyond, with a focus on environmental justice c
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On May 7, in the days before the beginning of the Islamic month of Ramadan, I spoke with Huda Alkaff, a trained ecologist and environmental educator.
During Ramadan the Islamic holy month of the Qur'an -the holy book for Muslims-, daily fasting -no food or water- from dawn till dusk, Wisconsin Green Muslims is organizing its 13th annual Green Ramadan campaign with daily acts of sustainable living.
(March 22, 2018) -- MILWAUKEE, WIS. -- WasteCap Resource Solutions was presented with the prestigious Force for Positive Change Award for making a substantial social impact in Wisconsin.
Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest (FMDF) submitted an application for membership and fiscal sponsorship to the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium (MEC). At the MEC February Board meeting this application was accepted. FMDF is now able to receive funds that can be managed by MEC.
Interfaith Earth Network (IEN) is seeking a new Program Director. Our parent organization is the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee (IFCGM).
A resolution passed by the Common Council on Nov. 28, which activists and aldermen have said will improve the city’s response to the lead poisoning crisis, would make Milwaukee a national leader in protecting people from lead exposure from drinking water, according to a national expert.
A river of manure courses through rural Fennimore. In Wisconsin, the water we drink is becoming increasingly poisonous.
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As we enter another cold Wisconsin winter, the difficulties of getting around in the cold and snow can cause even the best-laid dinner plans to go awry. Nights out on the town increasingly turn into evenings in on the couch as tempuraters dip below the freezing point.
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
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.
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.
The Interfaith Earth Network marked its 10th anniversary with a free, dynamic open house titled "Renewing Hope" that drew more than 200 people to the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee's Riverside Park on the city's east side.