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CANCELED: EcoFest Racine returns on March 25

Visitors to EcoFest 2023 may drop off electronics for recycling. The annual celebration of earth and sustainability will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday (March 25) at Gateway Technical College, Lake Building, 1001 Main St. – UPDATE: Due to the weather, EcoFest has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. According […]

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Goodland students, activists unite for Save Soil Day on March 21 in Racine

CITY OF RACINE — In conjunction with Goodland Montessori, Mayor Cory Mason, and other community members, Unity Racine congregated at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio St., for Save Soil Day on March 21. Unity Racine is a group that includes numerous grassroots nonprofits in the Racine and Kenosha area. At the event, Mayor […]

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March Forth to Earth Day: The Impact of the Pipeline on Mother Earth; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The March Forth to Earth Day project, an Environmental Conservation Organization, started on March 4th, 2022. Rallies in various cities across Wisconsin kicked off a movement for the Earth and our future. Wisconsin activists and environmentalists have participated in eight consecutive weeks of activism focused on climate change. The project will conclude on Earth Day, […]

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Environmental Activists To ‘March Forth for Earth Day’

RACINE – Local activists and environmentalists will gather Friday for the first in a series of events to “March Forth to Earth Day.” The event, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Center, 2221 Douglas Ave., will focus on halting the re-construction of Enbridge Line 5, a 68-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil, […]

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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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Racine Goes Solar, Here’s How Much They Saved

Going solar is paying off for a number Racine residents. About 14 Racine-area residents had solar panels installed on their homes a year ago as part of a co-operative buying program. And now they are seeing the savings. The Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy, formerly known as SolaRacine, organizes co-operative buys in the region. The co-operative is […]

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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. […]

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Racine Sustainable Business Network Hosts 1st Meeting

A group of Racine area business people have established the Racine Sustainable Business Network (RSBN), which will host its first public meeting Tuesday, April 19. All businesses of whatever size are invited to participate. The Sustainable Business Network is an initiative of Greening Greater Racine. The Mission of RSBN is to provide knowledge, tools, expertise, […]

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