Waukesha County Green Team

Promoting Sustainability in Waukesha County 
One Community at a Time 

The Waukesha County Green Team promotes environmental and economic sustainability in Waukesha County communities through education, communication, and local action. We are guided by The Natural Step Framework.

We sponsor educational forums, networking events, and projects to conserve Waukesha County resources and to build a sustainable future – one community at a time.

Delafield Public Library presents:


Bee Program

Honey Bees are essential to the ecosystem and food supply, pollinating over one third of our food supply. Come learn about the importance of bees and how you can become a beekeeper at this free adult program presented by Beepods of Milwaukee. Spring time is bee time!

 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Tuesday, June 30

Event Details


Please Register Here


Waukesha County Distributes Nearly $1.5 Million to Municipalities for Recycling
Twenty five municipalities will receive checks this spring totaling nearly $1.5 million as partners in the Waukesha County Recycling Program and for delivering their recyclables to the County Materials Recycling Facility (MRF).  The $1.5 million in dividend payments to municipalities is intended to provide tax relief by helping to offset their residential recycling collection costs.  The dividends vary for each participating municipality based on the individual program costs, tons of recyclables and recycling rate.

How Does Your Municipality Rate?

Municipality          Tons          Tons          Recycling
 (2014)               Recycled    Landfilled        Rate

V. Big Bend                    99                  451               18%
V. Chenequa                 45                  313               13%
V. Dousman                 178                 569                24%
V. Eagle                        152                 700                18%
V. Elm Grove                364              2,208               14%
V. Hartland                    726             1,947                27%
V. Lac La Belle              47                  284                14%
V. Merton                       286                 742                28%
V. Nashotah                   59                  347                14%
V. Oconomowoc Lake  56                  285                16%
V. Pewaukee                425              1,628                21%
V. Summit                      329              1,719               16%
V. Wales                         221                652                25%
T. Brookfield                  318              1,995               14%
T. Delafield                    556              2,889               16%
T. Lisbon                        577              4,134               12%
T. Merton*                      494              2,026                20%
T. Oconomowoc           565              2,853                17%
T. Waukesha                 763              2,454                24%
C. Brookfield               2,566           11,840               18%
C. Delafield                    312             2,309                12%
C. New Berlin             3,428            10,321               25%
C. Oconomowoc           940              4,785               16%
C. Pewaukee                 809              4,815               14%
C. Waukesha              4,478            15,974              22%

        Total:                  18,790            78,183              18%

*Municipality does not have municipal contract.

Thanks to the rain barrel artists,
presenters, volunteers, and bidders who 
participated in Project Rainway 2015!

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Waukesha County Farmers' Markets

Get Connected
Do you have interest in Waukesha County’s environment?  Would you like to engage to make a positive difference in our future?  We invite you to Sign Up for our Monthly Newsletter, contact us, attend an event, or participate in our monthly meetings. 
Working together, we can create a sustainable future. 
"We envision a future when Waukesha County is a vibrant green community - A reality to be created and shared by everyone"

 Waukesha County Green Team Monthly Meeting
at info@waukeshacountygreenteam.org
WhenMon, July6 2015      6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where  Montessori School building

(former church) at 601 N. University Dr. in Waukesha

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Upcoming Events

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"Alternative Lawn Care for a Healthier Environment"

The Waukesha County Comprehensive Development Plan serves as a framework for establishing and administering sound land use regulations and serves as a useful decision making tool for local government, citizens, and businesses.

Sustainability explained in 2 minutes

Recent Announcements

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Waukesha County Green Team 

Monthly Meeting
Mon July6 
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Montessori School
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"Eating with the Seasons" Cooking Class - Rhubarb, Peas, and Swiss Chard

Thursday, June 18th      5:30 to 7:30pm

"Eating with the Seasons" Cooking Class - Beets, Cucumbers and Parsley
Thursday, July 16th        5:30 to 7:30pm  

More Info

Permaculture and Design Certificate Training
June 13-20 2015



Bill B,
Mar 25, 2015, 6:44 PM
Waukesha County Green Team,
Jun 8, 2015, 5:12 PM