News Archive

Dec 5th

The full list of E-Cycle Wisconsin collection sites: Be sure to use a safe location!

The full list of E-Cycle Wisconsin collection sites is accessible now! 

Dec 5th

E-Cycle Wisconsin 2014 report

Wisconsin’s electronics recycling law has achieved many successes since it took effect in 2010, most notably recycling more than 160 million pounds of electronics and greatly expanding electronics recycling access for Wisconsin residents. Wisconsin has been a leader

Dec 5th

E-Waste Recycler and Collector Best Practices

Proper handling of electronic waste protects site workers and the public and prevents pollution. It can also make electronics much more recyclable, and therefore profitable, than improper handling.

Nov 24th

Compost Crusader promotes composting for restaurants and businesses

Milwaukee area LLC Compost Crusader is diverting about 24 tons of food scraps per month with just 13 customers, and looking to expand on its success.

Nov 24th

Strong Holiday Lights Collection

Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin is promoting reuse and reducing landfill waste by collecting string holiday lights in working and non-working condition at two dozen sites around the state.

Nov 17th

Smoke from wood heating can be health hazard

As the heating season approaches, smoke from wood stoves, fireplaces, outdoor wood-fired boilers (OWBs) and burn barrels will lead to health and nuisance complaints across the state.  While wood is a renewable fuel source, it is often more expensive than natural gas, and there are significant dis