Results tagged with 'recycling'
Published July 10, 2015
For the past 15 years, Milwaukee nonprofit, WasteCap Resource Solutions has been working to not only keep building materials out of the dump, but also to conserve resources by reusing materials and, at the same time, provide employment and job training to Milwaukee residents. Now, it opens its new warehouse to the public.
Published Feb. 5, 2015
When architect Keith Stachowiak learned that the ballroom flooring at Turner Hall was being replaced, he was immediately interested. Though it wasn't salvageable for re-use as flooring, Stachowiak saved some of the boards and is giving them new life.
Published April 10, 2013
Today marks the first anniversary of the Focus On Energy Appliance Recycling Program, which pays eligible Wisconsin utility customers for their older, inefficient refrigerators and freezers.
Published Sept. 8, 2012
After 17 months of can collecting, OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder recycled aluminum for the first time at a Walker's Point scrap yard. Here's the low-down on the experience which answers questions like how much does aluminum go for these days and is it really worth the effort?
Published April 25, 2010
When it comes to recycling, paper, plastic, aluminum, glass and tin are the basics, but there are many other common items that should be just as obvious. Cell phones, rechargeable batteries, printer cartridges, even tennis shoes can and should be recycled.
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