Fox Valley Christmas Light and Wire Recycling – 2018

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: Brick’s Hortonville Hardware 324/326 S Nash St, Hortonville, WI 54944 Bulk-Priced Food Shoppe W6482 […]

Intro to Beekeeping Class

Honey Bee Ware, a local shop in Greenville, is hosting an Intro to Beekeeping class on December 8th. Honey Bee Ware, Inc is proud to offer An Introduction to Beekeeping! In this two hour long informational meeting, you will learn what you need to become a potential beekeeper. Some of the topics we will discuss: What […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – September 2018

Sustainable Communities Network – September Meeting Date: 9/6/18                      Location: City of Oshkosh Attendees: K. Thunes, K. Miller, C. Kasimor, R. Kanitz, M. Davey, R. Hull, and R. Kasperek. Barriers to Green Infrastructure and Green Spaces City of Oshkosh Green Infrastructure Audit: Steven Wiley presented on the […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2018

Sustainable Communities Network – June Meeting Date: 6/7/18                      Location: Village of Fox Crossing Attendees: K. Thunes, K. Biedermann, L. Miotke, R. Kanitz, R. Kasperek, J. Knapp, R. Hull, M. Davey, J. Conard, M. Troge, S. Wiley, and C. Kasimor. Representative Amanda Stuck: Rep. Stuck gave the […]

Summer Farmers Markets

Farmer’s Markets are a great way to access locally grown produce while supporting those in your community. A number of markets are hosted in the area; the listings below are for the 2018 season. For more information about a specific market, please click through to their websites.   Future Neenah Farmers Market (City of Neenah) […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – March 2018

Sustainable Communities Network – March Meeting Date: 3/1/18                      Location: City of Menasha Attendees: J. Conrad, R. Kanitz, C. Kasimor, R. Kasperek, S. Schroeder, and K. Thunes   Approval of December Meeting Minutes: Motion made. City of Menasha Presentation: Community Development Coordinator Sam Schroeder gave a presentation on the […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – December 2017

Sustainable Communities Network – September Meeting Date: 9/7/17                       Location: City of Neenah Attendees: J. Conrad, L. Stoll, C. Kasimor, K. Thunes, R. Kanitz, R. Kasperek   Approval of September Meeting Minutes: Motion made. SCN Website Updates: Kasperek updated the group about site updates; some of the pages have been reformatted in order to better display information while […]

5,600 Lbs of Christmas Lights

Sustain Greenville recently concluded their annual Christmas light recycling event. A total of 5,628 pounds of lights and wire was sorted, weighed, and collected from the Fox Valley area. This is a massive amount of waste diverted from the landfill, and one of the many types of events that can help encourage the recycling of […]

Renewable Energy Townhall with Rep Amanda Stuck

Representative Amanda Stuck will be holding a townhall on renewable energy at the Appleton Public Library on January 4th from 5:30 – 6:30. The description on her Facebook page says: “Join Rep. Amanda Stuck in Meeting Room A at the Appleton Public Library. Rep. Stuck will share her experiences from traveling to Germany to learn […]

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 […]