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Rock the Green: City of Milwaukee

This article is part of a series of interviews with companies supporting the Rock the Green sustainability festival. Welcome to the fifth of our interviews with companies and organizations that are supporting the upcoming Rock the Green sustainability festival in Milwaukee on Septrmbrt 17. We’re asking companies to talk about their own sustainability stories, as well as to explain why they’re supporting the event — one of the most sustainable festivals around. This week we’re going straight to the city of Milwaukee, who certainly has a thing or two to say about why a festival like Rock the Green...

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Rock the Green: The Water Council

This article is part of a series of interviews with companies supporting the Rock the Green sustainability festival. Welcome to the fourth of our interviews with companies and organizations that are supporting the upcoming Rock the Green sustainability festival in Milwaukee on September 17. We’re asking companies to talk about their own sustainability stories, as well as to explain why they’re supporting the event — one of the most sustainable festivals around. This week we’re talking to The Water Council, which describes itself as “a globally connected epicenter for freshwater research, innovation, education and business development.” In a nutshell...

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Rock the Green: Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

This article is part of a series of interviews with companies supporting the Rock the Green sustainability festival. Welcome to the third of our interviews with companies and organizations that are supporting the upcoming Rock the Green sustainability festival in Milwaukee on September 17. We’re asking companies to talk about their own sustainability stories, as well as to explain why they’re supporting the event — one of the most sustainable festivals around. The treatment of wastewater is an often unsung task but one which has a huge relevance to sustainability. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has for decades been a...

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Rock The Green: Big Systems

This article is part of a series of interviews with companies supporting the Rock the Green sustainability festival. Welcome to the second of our interviews with companies that are supporting the upcoming Rock the Green sustainability festival in Milwaukee on September 17. We’re asking companies to talk about their own sustainability stories, as well as to explain why they’re supporting the event — one of the most sustainable festivals around. This time we chatted with Joe Jones, president of Big Systems, a reseller of wide-format and 3-D printers, who donated the signage and banners for Rock The Green. |...

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Rock The Green: Entertainment Plus Engagement for Sustainability

One of the most sustainable music festivals in the United States is scheduled to rock Milwaukee once again on September 17. Rock the Green is a one-day event. It’s also one of the only music festivals around with sustainability as a key goal. In fact, it’s more properly referred to as a sustainability festival. Rock the Green’s stated mission is to educate and empower the community to take actionable steps to live sustainably through a combination of engagement and entertainment. Our Midwest readers may already have plans to attend. But for those of you elsewhere, we’ve put together a...

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