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
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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.
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.
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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
WasteCap Resource Solutions has been recognized as a Green Professional organization under the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s (WSBC) Green Masters Program.
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.
(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.
Donating is an easy way to put your unwanted items to GOOD use! Master list of donation/recycling opportunities in Milwaukee.
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.
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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
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
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
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.