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Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy Chooses New Vendor, Holds Informational Webinars

The Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy (SWSGB) has selected Eagle Point Solar as its solar installer this year. SWSGB will also be holding nine informational virtual webinar sessions through Zoom to launch the fourth year of the solar group buy program for residents of Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. “We are excited to partner with […]

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Zero Waste Resolution to be Presented to the Racine City Council

The Zero Waste Committee of Greater Racine, the VGR Eco-WAVE team, and Greening Greater Racine are set to present a Zero Waste Resolution to the Racine City Council on Tuesday evening. Aldermanic sponsors of the resolution include: Mary Land, Jason Meekma, Trevor Jung, and Mollie Jones. The purpose of the resolution is to delay the […]

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Racine, here’s why you should compost

Celebrating international composting week may not have been tops on your to-do list this week, but with our landfill close to reaching its useful life it is becoming more important than ever. With the goal of raising awareness of composting, Run by the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), the nonprofit supports initiatives that […]

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Winter 2017 Gathering for Corporations in Greater Racine

You’re Invited to the Winter 2017 Gathering for Corporations in Greater Racine Racine Sustainable Business Network fosters Ecological Innovation and Sustainable Practices for corporations, businesses, government agencies, schools, non-profits. “Energy for Electricity” When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 7 to 9 a.m. Where: CREE industrial plant at 9201 Washington Avenue: The Media Center Who: Presenters: CREE, […]

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Editorial: Racine’s Green Movement Matters

I feel like my writing career has come full circle with writing about SolaRacine, urban gardening, and sustainability here in Racine. Greening Greater Racine, a group focused on solving a number of environmental issues facing our community, and Visioning a Greater Racine, a group dedicated to helping the community transform itself, remind me of many […]

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Free Energy-Saving Workshop Set

The Racine Sustainable Business Network (RSBN) of greater Racine is sponsoring a free energy-saving workshop from 8 to10 a.m. Monday, May 23 at Gateway Technical College, 1001 Main St., in the Quads Room. The purpose of the workshop is to guide small businesses in reducing their energy usage and costs by 20 to 50 percent. […]