Results tagged with 'recycling'
Published Sept. 22, 2016
There was a time when removing a building was a dramatic affair: buildings imploded with a boom or were pounded by a wrecking ball. These days, thankfully, there's a growing approach that seeks to keep as much waste out of landfills and reuse and recycle as much material as possible.
Published Sept. 16, 2016
DPW announced a one-year pilot program to study the impact of a residential collection program for food and yard waste. The pilot study zone will target a limited number of households that include the Bay View, East Side and Riverwest neighborhoods.
Published May 20, 2016
The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) will again host a one day only, first come first served compost bin and rain barrel sale on Saturday, June 4.
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.
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