Category: Sustainability

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 […]

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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…

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Celebrating Earth Month

Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Sustainability is an integral part of the Miron culture and is central to what we do as an organization, both on our project sites and within our offices. In honor of Earth Month this year, we decided to focus on recycling throughout the month of […]

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 […]