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    Wisconsin’s Recycling Leader Looks to Water

    Water Use and Conservation Initiatives in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. In April Fitchburg participated in the Wyland Foundation Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation...

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    Bayside

    The Village of Bayside is a quiet, predominately residential community located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Just ten miles...

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    Ashland

    The City of Ashland, population 8,200, is nestled on the southern shore of Lake Superior’s Chequamegon Bay and is the...

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    Appleton

    Regardless of rising energy costs or the validity of human impact on global temperature changes, local governments owe it to...

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    La Crosse

    La Crosse is a community bordered by rolling bluffs to the east and the mighty Mississippi River to the west...

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    Monona

    In 2012, the City of Monona adopted a sustainability resolution to create a sustainability plan. This resolution has put...

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    Sheboygan

    Sheboygan is a lovely city situated on the shores of Lake Michigan. Visitors and residents alike enjoy Sheboygan’s natural treasures...

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    Fitchburg

    In the 1980s, Fitchburg was a leading actor in community-wide recycling policies to reduce the demand on landfills and virgin...

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    Bayfield

    The City of Bayfield, WI, population 487, is pleased to be a pilot member of the Green Tier Legacy Communities...

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    Middleton

    It was no accident that the City of Middleton was named the “Best Place to Live” in America in August...

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    Weston

    For years the Village of Weston, a bedroom community outside of Wausau, had engaged in passive sustainability. Taxpayers worked on...

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    Eau Claire

    The City of Eau Claire recognizes its role in being a driver of change. In May 2009, the City became...

The GreenTier Legacy Communities Charter is a unique partnership between Wisconsin communities, non-profit organizations, and state agencies. We work together to assist communities in developing and implementing sustainability measures. Under the Charter, municipalities take actions and share information to achieve superior environmental stewardship by focusing on water resources management and/or sustainability practices. By collaborating, communities are able to move further, faster, toward reaching their sustainability goals.

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