Theresa Lehman

Recycling old electronics gives gadgets new life

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Did you know that Wisconsin state law bans most electronics like computers, cell phones and TVs from Wisconsin’s landfills and incinerators? A 2016 DNR survey estimated that Wisconsin households had 4.2 million unused cell phones, 2.1 million unused computers and 1.7 million unused TVs. The […]

Theresa Lehman

Designing for WELLbeing

Posted on Nov 17, 2015

Building green has always been about minimizing waste with a focus on three elements: enhancing the health and wellbeing of people, minimizing environmental impacts and improving the bottom line. Until recently, the cost of energy was relatively high, and sustainable design focused on improving the […]

Theresa Lehman

Clean Up the World Weekend

Posted on Sep 29, 2015

One of Miron’s key drivers and an integral part of our corporate culture is sustainability. Our commitment to expand our teams’ environmental stewardship and share best practices with the communities we build in has never been more important to us. United with us is Clean […]

Theresa Lehman

Working green at Miron headquarters

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

  Anyone who has experienced the culture at Miron’s headquarters will tell you it’s unlike most businesses. Part of that is because of our commitment to sustainability, and how that commitment shines throughout our office—inside and out. Below are a few of our favorite green […]

Theresa Lehman

45 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted on Apr 1, 2015

The 45th anniversary of Earth Day is April 22. How are you and your organization going to recognize and celebrate environmental stewardship? Here are 45 ways to demonstrate your “green” commitment and leadership in honor of Earth Day: Invite local eco-friendly vendors to set up informational […]

Theresa Lehman

Join us in the 30×30 Nature Challenge!

Posted on Jun 2, 2014

Did you know average North Americans spend more than 90% of their time indoors and more than 6 hours a day in front of screens. We’re also increasingly urban and more disconnected from the natural world. Symptoms of our nature deficit are easy to spot: […]

Theresa Lehman

Why we should all support LEED v4

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

LEED v4, the newest version of the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) rating system, was recently approved by a majority of USGBC members. As a USGBC Fellow, I am proud of my colleagues for being progressive and willing to move forward, and I’m excited […]