Category: Sustainability

Sustainability

Oshkosh Corporation Furthers Longstanding Commitment to People First Culture with Exceptional 3-Star Fitwel Certification Award of Global Headquarters

Posted on Nov 24, 2020

Miron Construction Co., Inc. and Oshkosh Corporation announce that Oshkosh’s new 191,000 square-foot, four-story global headquarters has achieved Fitwel® certification, the first project in Wisconsin to obtain a perfect 3-Star Fitwel Rating. Fitwel is the world’s leading certification system committed to building health for all. Operated […]

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, […]

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Miron Construction to build Wisconsin’s largest biodigester

Posted on Sep 30, 2020

B.C. Organics LLC is planning to build Wisconsin’s largest biodigester in Wrightstown. The biodigester will collect 900,000 gallons of manure produced by 29,000 cows from 13 local farms and convert it into natural gas (methane). Dynamic Concepts has been chosen as the architect, McMahon Group as […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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NWTC students give new life to items in Trash-To-Treasure competition

Posted on Apr 23, 2019

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Northwest Technical College students presented physical evidence of that at Miron Construction’s Trash-To-Treasure competition. “It’s a really good collaboration with Earth Day, to understand how we can reuse product,” said Melissa Schulteis of Miron Construction.  Read more…