It’s time to get outside in the sunny weather and enjoy the outdoors! Whether you’re hiking, fishing, kayaking, bike riding, or camping, the summer provides great opportunities to get outside. There is something special about getting outside, enjoying the sunshine,...read more
School’s out of session, temperatures have risen, and the first day of summer is fast approaching! This month we celebrate Father’s Day. While there are many ways Father’s Day can be celebrated, there are also ways in which you can celebrate fathers and male role...read more
Plastic pollution is a huge problem facing our Earth, so let’s be part of the solution! The convenience of plastic in our lifestyles is understandable, but it is the disposal of plastic that needs to be talked about. The simple task of opting for a recycle bin rather...read more
Every May, we celebrate our moms and mother figures! We take a day to stop and acknowledge them and show appreciation for the sacrifices they have made and the things they have done for us. Gifts are given, hugs are exchanged, meals are cooked, and meals are shared....read more
April’s here and that means a few things. More sunlight, higher temperatures, plants emerging from the winter months dormancy and…. Arbor Day! The Arbor Day Foundation, RENEW’s national partner, describes Arbor Day as “an annual observance that celebrates the role of...read more
Spring is here and we all know that means there is cleaning to be done! It’s time to freshen up the house, here are two ways you can green this spring. Tidy Up First off, let’s get started by ditching those aerosol air fresheners and opening up the windows and let...read more
Over the past few months, we’ve focused on Milwaukee, Seattle, and Portland’s green efforts. Now it’s time to focus on how YOU can make a difference! Going green can actually be easy. The smallest changes to your daily routine can quickly add up and pretty soon you’ll...read more
This past weekend, our 7-Eleven RENEW ‘Green Team’ got together with Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful to get our hands dirty and clean up an old greenhouse! RENEW teamed up with Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful to clean and fix up the greenhouse at the Silver Spring...read more
Through their many sustainability efforts, including the RENEW reduced emissions program, 7-Eleven is committed to reducing their environmental impact, through composting you can too! Composting can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to! Composting is a...read more
Portland has been known for keeping it green for quite some time. As a pioneer city in the green movement, Portland has experienced a considerable increase in population in recent years. Despite the area’s rising population, Portland has stayed true to its roots and...read more
Interested in Volunteering?
If you’re interested in getting a little dirty, being outside, making an impact, and bonding with our communities, shoot us some info, and we’ll let you know when we have a project coming up.