Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has vetoed a budget amendment that would support a newly enacted city policy requiring the deconstruction — rather than demolition — of historic houses, saying the policy has hindered the redevelopment of blighted properties.Read More »
After nearly eight years of working for Milwaukee-based nonprofit WasteCap Resource Solutions, Joe Liebau Jr. has left the environmental firm to become the secretary director for southeastern Wisconsin with the state's Department of Natural Resources.Read More »
Overseeing the conversion of construction waste into recyclable and reusable resources is a little like the ancient practice of alchemy: converting materials once thought of as nonvaluable into something that’s much more appreciated. You could even say that being green is a gold standard in the construction industry.
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Transforming an old dormitory into a modern office building was challenging enough, but doing so while recycling nearly 100 percent of generated waste required a leader with decades of experience.Read More »
By Sean Ryan Waste Management’s buyout of City Wide Recycling LLC won’t save Milwaukee-area contractors any money when they recycle construction debris. Milwaukee-based City Wide, which opened in October 2006, is the only business in the Milwaukee area that sorts ...Read More »