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Green luminary: Milwaukee County Zoo

Published Aug. 12, 2015

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


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.


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.


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.


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 writes today on

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Kristen's Hippie Project

Hello World! I can't believe that I started a blog and am throwing my words out in cyberspace! I guess it is not a huge deal being that a million other people do it too. Still, it is a slightly remarkable feat! I have a thousand thoughts running through my head and I am trying to organi...

Local Restaurant Goes Green

Local Restaurant, Get Them While They're Hot Tamales, 8223 W Becher St, West Allis, goes GREEN!  Owners Jann Martinez and Pedro Cipriano are two of many people who are concerned with the current state of our environment and are doing their part to preserve the future.  By...

Bike Sharing Swiftly Spans the Globe

 Green living rolls out ideas and puts philosophy into practice. And often green practice is not so much about results as it is about developing a meaningful process—using methods and means to conserve resources, live healthier, and expand personal contacts and options within a communi...

"Water the Whole Surface:" The Mission for Safe Water, Part 2

On Saturday, March 21, I joined 800 others in the Walk for Water organized by Water Missions International, a Christian non-profit organization that engineers, builds and installs waters systems that have provided safe water for over one million people around the world. It's easy to believe that ...

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