Homeowner Energy Efficiency Seminar October 22

Learn what you can do to save money and be comfortable at home!  Event occurs Oct 22 at the Evergreen Credit Union, from 6:15 to 7:15 PM.  Bring your smartphone or tablet with you. Please RSVP to Jeanine at 920-729-2999 by Oct 21st! Learn about:  Home energy use and saving options, Online tools to learn […]

Electronic Recycling Events October 3rd and 17th

A series of three Community Electronic Recycling Events will be held this October. Please click on the title and then the PDF icon to read about the details of these events. Please also note the collection of plastic bags and and household items for St Vincent De Paul’s at different events for your convenience. Anyone […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2015

Minutes of Sustainable Communities Network Winnebago County UW-Extension office, Oshkosh June 4th, 2015 Meeting called to order at 3:00 pm by Jim Resick. Members present: Kathy Thunes, Jeanine Knapp, Kimberly Miller, Roger Kanitz, Linda Stoll, Carol Kasimor, John Conrad and Resick. Roger reported on planned meeting with urban forestry managers, set for June 17, 10:00 […]

Joint Electronics Recycling Events April 25th and May 9th

Joint Electronics Recycling Events from 8 AM to Noon at three locations in Menasha, the Town of Menasha and Neenah. Please note that St Vincent DePaul will be at the City of Menasha and Town of Menasha sites on the 25th where they will be accepting reuseable clothing and household items. See the flyer below […]

FREE Paper Shredding Event at Evergreen Credit Union April 20 – 25th

This service is being provided FREE to the public by Evergreen Credit Union in Neenah to celebrate Earth Day. Find them at 1500 W. American Drive. Documents will be sent off for shredding and recycling at the conclusion of the event. Membership not required. For more information, visit their website: Evergreencu.com!

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fox Valley Group April 18, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fox Valley Group April 18, 2015 Join us for an Earth Day hike along the Fox River, starting from the Fox River Environmental Education Alliance (FREEA) (formerly Monte Alverno).  There will be refreshments and activities at Peabody Park.  Then can turn back and enjoy a short hike, or continue on for the […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – December 2014

Minutes Sustainable Communities Network December 4, 2014   Present: John Conrad, Carol Kasimor, Ria Hull, Linda Stoll, Catherine Neiswender, Kathy Thunes, Liz Williams, Jerry Wittman, Roger Kanitz, Jim Resick and Aimee Niendorf.   Roger distributed invoices for SCN website maintenance services. Payments are due by end of year.   Liz reported for tree ordinance group […]

Proposed Get Together of Fox Valley Community Forestry Managers

A small subcommittee of the Fox Valley Sustainability Communities Network (SCN) has been reviewing community ordinances related to the urban forestry currently being practiced in the Fox Valley and elsewhere in the state.   The spread sheets illustrating our findings related to published community ordinances can be found on this website. These are listed as pages […]

Community Electronic Recycling Events will be Held Oct 4th and 25th

As noted in the community calendar on this website, there will be electronic recycling events provided jointly as a service to the Fox Valley Community by the Cities of Menasha and Town of Menasha on Oct 4th and by the City of Neenah on Oct 25th as noted in the flyer shown here.   Any citizen […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2014

1.     Guest:  Steve Dunn, UW-Oshkosh joined us to discuss his experience and perspectives of how businesses view and incorporate sustainability.  Much was shared and discussed. Here are some highlights: Early on, businesses mostly focused on complying with the law and did things for compliance, not the environment Their goal was/is to stay in business  and […]