Green

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100 Milwaukee green things

Published April 22, 2020

OnMilwaukee compiled a list of 100 green - and sorta green - things in Brew City. Happy Earth Day, Milwaukee.

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Green luminary: Summerfest

Published Sept. 22, 2015

To help highlight MMSD Green Luminaries awards, we're focusing on the winners by asking about their practices and new environmental approaches. This month, it's Summerfest.

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Green Luminary: All Peoples Church

Published July 7, 2015

Today, I talk with All Peoples Church, 2600 N 2nd St., about its green efforts. Linda Muth, the church's minister of partnerships, discusses the churches strategy.

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Green luminary: Outpost Natural Foods in Mequon

Published June 9, 2015

To help highlight MMSD Green Luminaries, I'll focus on the winners by asking questions about their practices and new environmental approaches. First up? Outpost in Mequon.

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USGBC awards Sage on Jackson with LEED Platinum certification

Published Dec. 16, 2014

Dominion Properties, a Milwaukee-based residential real estate developer and property investor, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded Sage on Jackson, a 20-unit apartment complex located at 1509 N. Jackson St. in Milwaukee, with LEED Platinum certification. This level of certification for a LEED for Homes multifamily project is the first of its type in Wisconsin.

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Salon: Milwaukee is the new Portland

Published Aug. 20, 2014

For me, Milwaukee is Milwaukee and we should be darn proud of it. But a comparison to Portland isn't bad and it's exactly what Richard Manning of OnEarth.org writes today on Salon.com.

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Kaufmann's poetic speech wowed audience

Published June 24, 2014

Last year, developer / green entrepreneur / sustainable Milwaukee advocate Juli Kaufmann was honored with the Milwaukee Business Journal's Women of Influence award. This year, she served as the keynote speaker and delivered a speech that people will be talking about for a long time. And not just because it rhymed.

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"Paleontology of a Woman" digs deep into fashion and sustainability

Published Sept. 5, 2013

Timothy Westbrook describes himself as a "sustainability driven fiber artist" who, after appearing on three episodes of "Project Runway" this summer, is back in Milwaukee and about to present a performance / fashion show called "Paleontology of a Woman."

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Rockwell headquarters goes green

Published Aug. 12, 2013

Rockwell Automation has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification granted by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Milwaukee cracks another top 10 list

Published April 24, 2012

Milwaukee ranks high in our interest in and purchase of eco-friendly products like hybrid cars, as well as green technology such as solar panels and alternative fuels.