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Monthly Archives: September 2013

9/11/2013 – Waste to Resource – Urban Wood with Dwayne Sperber

Green Drinks Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Monthly Green Networking Event

Join us for good drinks, good conversation and a chance to network with other environmentally minded people.  Let’s bring together the environmental/ green/ sustainability community in Milwaukee and have fun doing it!

NEXT EVENT: September 11th, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm

WHERE:  Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery.  901 W Juneau, Milwaukee.  map it   This unique German-style beer hall is located in the Pabst Brewery re-development.  The “Brewery” was recently awarded LEED-ND Platinum, making it one of the greenest neighborhood developments in the US. http://www.bestplacemilwaukee.com/

Parking: There is free two-hour street parking until 9pm in front of the building, or metered parking on 8th Street and 10th Street. Caution: they do ticket in the evening here.  Alternatively, the parking structure across the street offers parking at $0.75/hour.

SPEAKER:  Dwayne Sperber – Founder, Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Topic:  Waste to Resource

Dwayne Sperber will provide an overview of the Urban Wood Industry and share examples of the environmental, economic, and societal benefits generated by diverting our regions lost trees to the highest use.

Typical Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00 Mingling, drinking, networking
  • 6:00 – Brief Announcements
  • 6:05-7:00 Speaker and Q&A
  • 7:00 Mingling, drinking, networking
  • 7:30 MKE Green Drinks ends, and you are free to stay.

 

Don’t miss the fun!