Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District

Date: April 19, 2008

Sponsor/Contact: Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District

Steve Jacquart


Type of Event: Unwanted Medications

Details: This year’s3rd annual Medicine Collection Day (A prescription for clean water & safe kids) on April 19th will collect and safely dispose of medicines in Milwaukee, Racine, Ozaukee, and Washington counties. This will be our first truly regional Medicine Collection Day to help protect Lake Michigan, prevent childhood poisonings, and reduce substance abuse.


City of Milwaukee Dept of Public Works

Date: April 26, 2008

From 10 am to 2 pm

Sponsor/Contact: City of Milwaukee Dept of Public Works

Rick Meyers


Type of Event: e-Waste

Details: Held in parking lot just south of Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St.

City of Milwaukee residents are invited to bring their unwanted televisions and computer equipment to this event to get them recycled. Material will be recycled at no charge to residents of Milwaukee. (No businesses please.)


Milwaukee Dept. Of Public Works

Milwaukee DPW e-Waste event page

City of Milwaukee e-Waste event flyer

City of Milwaukee e-Waste advertisement

City of Milwaukee event map

WISN News Milwaukee, WI – One-Day Collection Of Old, Unused Electronics Planned

Milwaukee's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge

Electronic Scrap Collection Event

Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful

More info

Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful

Joe Wilson, executive director

414-272-5462, ext. 103


KGMB is coordinating volunteers for event on Sat., April 26, 2008

KGMB has numerous events scheduled in near future and would like volunteers.

Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful, Inc. (KGMB) is an award winning, private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Established in 1983, it has been affiliated with Keep America Beautiful, Inc. since 1985.

KGMB has a strong history of responsiveness, renewal and innovation. KGMB uses a unique combination of community improvement programs like Great American Cleanup and education to accomplish its goals.

KGMB Goals

KGMB works in partnership with its communities to address:

  • neighborhood cleanup and beautification
  • waste reduction, reuse, and recycling
  • environmental education for children
  • environmental forums
  • renewable and efficient energy use
  • resource conservation

Our facility features an inhouse waste reduction education center.
Educational tours can be arranged by phone


KGMB links: