Theresa Lehman

Recycling During the Holidays

Posted on Dec 22, 2020

Did you know that Americans generate 25 percent more waste than average between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? According to the EPA, 80 percent of what is thrown away during the holidays can be recycled or repurposed? Here are 10 simple holiday recycling tips we […]

Theresa Lehman

America Recycles Day

Posted on Nov 13, 2020

America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Held on Nov. 15, America Recycles Day educates and encourages individuals on how to be more mindful of what they consume, where and how to properly recycle, […]

Theresa Lehman

The Plastic Waste Crisis is Your Problem

Posted on Aug 20, 2020

That’s right. Each of us who choose to buy plastic and use plastic bags are the cause of the plastic waste crisis. Single use plastics takes centuries to biodegrade, with the worst, polystyrene, taking 500 years to break down. What’s worse: polystyrene foam never fully […]

Theresa Lehman

Spring Cleaning

Posted on Apr 21, 2020

Spending more time at home makes a person notice all of the things that are normally overlooked. Now is a great time to catch up on all of those honey-do list items and do a deep spring cleaning – both inside and outside. Below is […]

Theresa Lehman

“Be Green In ‘18” Video Contest Winners

Posted on Apr 5, 2019

For a second year, Miron hosted a “Be Green” video contest aimed at promoting environmental education in Wisconsin’s K-12 schools. School staff, teachers, and students were encouraged to prepare short video submissions explaining the sustainable actions they would implement in their classroom or school if […]

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 […]