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The Shepherd Express interviewed Travis Blomberg, executive director, for the Off the Cuff series to discuss the host of waste reduction and recycling assistance services that WasteCap provides.
Marquette University and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation have announced the finalists for the 2018 Force for Positive Change awards. This statewide competition focuses on social entrepreneurship as a model for solving social or environmental challenges in ways that are sustainable and just and that generate impactful change in Wisconsin.
As executive director of WasteCap Resource Solutions, Travis Blomberg has come to a simple realization: Companies that take steps to reduce waste will reap both financial and environmental rewards.
Waste-reduction practices offer so many benefits and so few drawbacks, he said, that it’s truly perplexing that more companies don’t make use of them.
After years of trying different approaches to deconstruction projects, the city of Milwaukee passed a deconstruction ordinance that will increase sustainable-building practices and workforce-development opportunities. Now, contractors are at a junction allowing them to choose to build a better reuse economy.
Effective January 1, 2018, the City of Milwaukee will require dwelling structures built in 1929 or earlier to undergo deconstruction rather than demolition.
Fox6's Rachael Kaye regularly visits the Architectural Salvage and Reuse Warehouse to create unique DIY pieces from reclaimed materials.
Opened in 2015, WasteCap's Architectural Salvage & Reuse Warehouse has garnered plenty of attention as customers continue to find hidden gems.
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