WasteCap hosted two groups of Marquette students over the course of two days during the university's fall break. Volunteers helped preserve Milwaukee, and it's history, by de-nailing reclaimed lumber boards and clearing trash along Clybourn Street. Read what these students had to say about spending their fall break helping a local non-profit.
On October 20, WasteCap hosted a Lunch & Learn featuring Bigbelly. Bigbelly, a Smart Waste Management, Smart City and Internet of Things (IoT) industry leader, is focused on driving effeciency in waste collection. Shawn Hopkins, Regional Director for the organization, presented and answered attendees' questions. Learn more about the event and Bigbelly's innovative solutions here.
Director of Project Management, Dan Hartsig, spoke at USGBC Wisconsin's AnnualSustainable Roundtable. This event was held October 18 at Engberg Anderson Architects. Joined by industry leaders, Hartsig spoke about his career and the importance of proper and sustainable waste management.
WasteCap saw over 900 visitors during Doors Open Milwaukee 2017! The September 23 and 24 event brought regular customers and new faces to the shop. Photos from the event are available on Facebook.
On July 21 and 22 WasteCap teamed up with artist group Fresh Perspective and UWM School of Architecture's Matthew Jarosz. The two day Gallery Night event held at the Mobile Design Box attracted neighborhood residents and art fanatics alike.
WasteCap and artist group, Fresh Perspectives, featured their artwork at the Mobile Design Box during the June '17 Concordia Home Tour. WasteCap displayed "up-cycled" reclaimed building components alongside Fresh Perspectives' unique visual pieces.
Johnson Controls visited the WasteCap Warehouse in April as a combined Bring Your Child to Work Day and Earth Day celebration. The families planted succulents in reclaimed barn beam planters. Discover more about the event on the blog.