RENEW™ Blog

Go Green for Mother’s Day!

Go Green for Mother’s Day!

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....

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RENEW Takes on Arbor Day

RENEW Takes on Arbor Day

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...

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Spring Greening

Spring Greening

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...

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Project #1 in Wisconsin: Check!

Project #1 in Wisconsin: Check!

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...

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Composting 101

Composting 101

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...

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Seattle’s Green Efforts

Seattle’s Green Efforts

Seattle has already established itself as a world-class city. A hub for economic development, the city of Seattle has many industries that have already invested or plan on investing in the area. Aside from this, Seattle has also established itself as one of the most...

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Go Green in 2018

Go Green in 2018

“Another year over.. A new one just begun” Happy New Year!   2018 is here and it’s about time to start making your resolutions for what to change this year. If you’re wanting to go green in 2018 consider these 5 ways you can help to make a difference in your...

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What to Do With Your Holiday Waste

What to Do With Your Holiday Waste

Over the holiday season, there is a lot of waste that piles up. Check out these tips to learn other uses and ways to get rid of the waste this year!   Recycle/Recycle Wrapping Paper As hard as it is to be patient to see what’s awaiting the wrapped presents, it is...

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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.