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 […]

Theresa Lehman

Lake Mills Elementary Goes to Washington

Posted on May 26, 2015

We were thrilled to celebrate Earth Day 2015 with the news that our project at Lake Mills Elementary School was honored as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School. This award program focuses on inspiring schools to strive for 21st century excellence by recognizing […]

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

Sustainability in 2015: What’s on the Green Horizon?

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

We are incredibly proud of the work we’ve done in regard to sustainability and our LEED project portfolio at Miron, as well as our many LEED Accredited Professionals and Green Associates. No other movement has transformed the construction industry within the last decade like green […]