Tackling Barriers to Green Infrastructure: An Audit of Municipal Codes and Ordinances

The University of Wisconsin Seagrant Institute has released an auditing tool for municipalities to utilize in order to analyze codes and ordinances and their ability to create green infrastructure. Green infrastructure can be vital in stormwater management and provides both beautification and other benefits once installed. The webpage may be found here and the workbook here. If […]

Christmas Lights and Wire Recycling

As you pull out the holiday decorations, don’t forget to set your old, unwanted strands of lights aside! Some local businesses and organizations in the Fox Valley area are collecting old Christmas lights (and wire) to be recycled. Participating businesses include: Bulk-Priced Food Shoppe W6482 Greenville Dr, Greenville, WI 54942 Community First Credit Union N1230 […]

Fall Electronics Recycling Events

Three communities are holding electronics recycling events this fall. Please consider bringing your unwanted electronics and appliances to help keep hazardous waste out of our landfills. You may click the titles for additional information. City of Menasha: September 23rd from 8am to 12pm. Located at Menasha Utilties office building at 321 Milwaukee St. Some electronics […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – September 2017

Sustainable Communities Network – September Meeting Date: 9/7/17                       Location: Evergreen Credit Union Attendees: R. Kasperek, J. Conrad, L. Stoll, C. Kasimor, J. Knapp, K. Thunes   Approval of June Meeting Minutes: Motion made by Thunes and seconded by Conrad. SCN Website Updates: Kasperek informed the group that the Community Calendar page is functioning once more. Dates can […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2017

Date:  June 1, 2017;         Location:  Greenville Town Hall   Attendees:  R.Kanitz, K.Thunes, S.Wiley, C.Kasimor, J.Conrad          Guest:  R.Kasperek-Evergreen Credit Union, D.Tebo-Town of Greenville, C.Pagels-Town of Greenville Meeting Notes: Presentation—Mr. Dave Tebo, Town of Greenville, Agricultural Enterprise Zone As part of the Agricultural Enterprise Zone state program, a Green Belt Zone has been established in […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – March 2017

March 2nd Meeting Notes of Sustainable Communities Network Meeting was held at the City of Oshkosh in Oshkosh and Elizabeth Williams chaired the meeting. Attendees were: Kathy Thunes, Jeanine Knapp, Elizabeth Williams, Steven Wiley, Fang Yang, Roger Kanitz, Margy Davey, and Lurton Blassingame December 1st meeting notes were reviewed and approved. These are posted on […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – December 2016

December 1st Meeting Notes of Sustainable Communities Network Meeting was held at the City of Oshkosh in Oshkosh and Elizabeth Williams chaired the meeting. Attendees were: Kathy Thunes, Jeanine Knapp, Elizabeth Williams, John Conrad, Roger Kanitz, Jan Scalpone, Margy Davey, Carol Kasimor, Allen Davis, Steve Barney, and Lurton Blassingame September 1st meeting notes were reviewed […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – September 2016

Sept 1st Meeting Notes of Sustainable Communities Network Meeting was held at the ECWRPC in Menasha and Kathy Thunes chaired the meeting. Attendees were: Carol Kasimor, Kathy Thunes, Jeanine Knapp, George Dearborn, Roger Kanitz June 2nd meeting minutes were reviewed and approved.  These are posted on our website. Discussion of group projects that network could […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2016

Sustainable Communities Network June 2, 2015 Evergreen Credit Union Attending: Roger Kanitz, Carol Kasimor, Kathy Thunes, Aimee Niendorf, John Conrad, Jeanine Knapp March 11, Minutes Review Reviewed points from the March 11 meeting including: a common project would inspire people to attend meetings, people want to continue and would like participation with businesses. Round Table […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – December 2015

Sustainable Communities Network of Fox Valley Minutes, December 3, 2015, Outagamie County written by Jim Resick Solid Waste Department Office Present: Aimee Niendorf, Carol Kasimor, Jeanine Knapp, Catherine Neiswender, Chris Miller, Roger Kanitz, Paul Farrell, Jim Resick and Leah Powley. Following tour of MRF, Chris gave report on plastic film and bag recycling project. Cloth […]