Reaching Out

LTC partners with local organizations in hosting numerous events for business and the community that highlight ways to bring sustainable practices into our work and home lives and “do” sustainability every day.

Green to Go

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  • Green to Go is a mobile demonstration and training unit that reaches the community through education, customized training, and community outreach.
  • The unit was adapted from a donated FEMA mobile trailer, and features demonstrations in sustainable lighting, plumbing, flooring and heating options.
  • Education: Green to Go provides a training platform for apprentice- and journey-level trade workers, students in LTC programs and the general public to acquire skills and knowledge in sustainability and renewable energy concepts and systems.
  • Customized Training: Green to go offers a training solution to local business and industries working with emerging energy and water efficiency products.
  • Community Outreach: Green to Go also serves as an idea-generator for sustainable homes and businesses, exposing the community to services in sustainability.

Power of Green 2011 and 2012

  • First annual Power of Green events: Your Life, Your Nation, and Your Career.
  • Screening of Carbon Nation, a pragmatic, solutions-based film on how climate change can bridge boundaries and improve our economy for 175 local high school students and teachers.
  • Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. “Food” for 6-9 year olds and “Choices: Doing Sustainability” for 10-14 year olds.
  • Girl Scouts “Gaining STEaM” event has been hosted at LTC since 2011 and focuses on getting girls interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math careers.
  • E-Waste collection in partnership with EarthWise LLC.
  • LTC Staff and faculty represent LTC at professional sustainability conferences such as Solar Decade, Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference, Wind Alliance Conference, the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair, and the Green Energy Summit.
  • Power of Green: Your Food, a three-part series, helped participants bring more healthful and sustainable food choices to their tables.
  • Power of Green: Your Water, a three-part series, offered participants techniques to help keep Wisconsin's waterways clean and conserve water for future generations.
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