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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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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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