Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful offers a wide variety of Lunch & Learns. These 45 - 60 minute, hands-on programs include a multi-media presentation and a Make-and-Take portion so your group can go home and get started! Lunch & Learns can be at our place or yours! These fun programs are great for wellness and sustainability work groups, church groups, or civic organizations. Each program costs $125.00. Schedule your private program online.
Science of Stains: Green Cleaning
Do you know what is actually in the household cleaners lurking under your sink? In this Lunch & Learn, discover what toxic chemicals are in your cleaner and how to easily avoid them by making your own cheaper, greener cleaners. A live demo shows a side-by-side comparison of the green cleaners compared to their grocery store counterparts. Make a sample to take home with you and get a recipe book with all of our favorite cleaning potions!
Rot is Hot: Composting
Composting is an easy way to put all of your fruit, veggie, and yard scraps to good use! Learn how to recycle the natural items you use every day - apples, egg shells, coffee grounds, and grass clippings - to create a fertile soil addative for your lawn, mulch, planters, or gardens. Learn the tips of bin placement, what goes in and what to leave out of the bin, and common trouble shooting tips and tricks. Make and take a compost flower ball to take home and get growing!
Green Your Garden!
Grow green! Learn the benefits of raised bed planting. Learn how to construct a raised bed. Explore plant pairings, natural soil care, and get sample garden bed plans to get started right away. Make a recycled card with seeds to get your garden going or to share with a friend!
Green Your Garden: Rain Gardens
Grow green! Learn the environmental benefits of planting a beautiful rain garden on your property to help manage stormwater runoff. Learn how to construct a rain garden by exploring native plants, natural soil care, and get sample garden plans to get started right away. Make a recycled card with seeds to get your garden going or to share with a friend!
The Cycle of Recycle
We know we should be recycing, but what impact does it really have? Learn about the environmental and economic benefits of recycling. Learn what you can recycle, how items are recycled, and explore the wide variety of products made from recycled items that you can use around your home. Make a beautiful recycled paper card with seeds to plant in your yard or to share with a friend.
Every Last Drop: Water Efficiency
Reduce your water bill and help the environment! We will discuss household water use and demonstrate easy household projects that will reduce your water bill, including a discussion of rain barrels. Take home a personal water meter as a reminder of how easy it is to reduce your water use!
The Power of Green: Energy Efficiency
Reduce your energy bill and help the environment! We will discuss household energy use and demonstrate easy household projects that will reduce your energy bill.
Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful Inc.
1313 W. Mount Vernon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233-2620
Phone: (414)272-5462 Fax: (414)272-5060