Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Feature and *GREEN LIVING* and MILW

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Keeping a Leading Edge on Renewable Energy

Keeping a Leading Edge on Renewable Energy

Kirk Kindred, national sales director of SunVest Solar, a design-build solar development company in Pewaukee, is optimistic about the future of solar energy.

October 2014
FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

In 2008, Bente Goldstein started FarmWise Education, a farm-based learning center, on her own Elkhorn property.

April 2014
Helping Pollinators in Peril

Helping Pollinators in Peril

Honeybees are one of the most essential and observable pollinators of agricultural crops. As their population has begun to decline recently in North America and Europe, scientists and environmentalists alike are concerned about pollinator shortages.

April 2014
Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

The Green Team’s landscaping services comprise eco-friendly weed and pest control, tree and shrub care, the installation and maintenance of landscape features that include vegetable gardens and edible landscapes, and water management services such as rain garden installation.

March 2014
The Sustainability Summit and Exposition

The Sustainability Summit and Exposition

Since 2004, Milwaukee’s highly successful Sustainability Summit and Exposition has been attracting participants interested in energy efficiency, social responsibility and green energy practices.

March 2014
Source 1 Project Solutions

Source 1 Project Solutions

Source 1 Project Solutions, Inc., in Butler, owned by Jonathan Synovic, president, and Toby Van Sistine, offers healthy home remodeling and construction design and consulting.

October 2013
Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Today in Milwaukee, local urban wood steward Dwayne Sperber, founder of Wudeward Urban Forest Products, is working vigorously to garner respect for urban wood as a valuable resource that can contribute a sense of place to local building and restoration projects in the form of furniture and lumber.

July 2013
Creating a Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Creating a Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Backyard gardeners can make a difference to enhance, restore, and protect monarch habitats in order to sustain the migration of the butterflies.

May 2013
Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles

The wild plant stinging nettle is loaded with vitamins, minerals and protein, making it a favorite of outdoor survivalists.

May 2013
A Significant Choice for a Healthy Life

A Significant Choice for a Healthy Life

When it comes to building or remodeling a home, selective shoppers find plenty of styles at various price points from which to choose, but they have little idea whether or not exposure to the products is safe.

April 2013