Health Systems Minnesota, Saint Louis Park
Goal: Eliminate mercury-containing devices in its one hospital and 25 clinics.
Lake Superior Paper, Duluth
Goal: Reduce wastewater solids
Marigold Foods, Minneapolis
Goal: Reduce phosphorus discharge and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD).
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Saint Paul
Goal: Reduce use of methylene chloride in environmental analysis work at an analytical lab.
Sellner Manufacturing, Faribault
Goal: Evaluate reducing laminate and gel coat overspray in fiber reinforced plastics process.
Smith System Manufacturing, Princeton
Goal: Research reducing wastewater and chemical use.
Wenger Corporation, Owatonna
Goal: Decrease the use of powder coating paint in manufacturing music equipment.
Crown Cork and Seal, Owatonna
Goal: Reduce defects from coating operation.
A Minnesota Dairy, Le Sueur
Goal: Decrease water used by clean-in-place (CIP) systems which sanitize equipment.
Federal-Mogul, Lake City
Goal: Reduce phosphorus use to minimize wastewater loading and evaluate closed loop cooling of aluminum mold dies.
Goal: Investigate options for switching to water-borne coatings.
Jennie O' Foods, Melrose
Goal: Reduce water use and wastewater loading.
Red Wing Shoes, Red Wing
Goal: Reduce raw material scrap.
Schmidt Printing, Byron
Goal: Evaluate opportunities for reducing paper waste at lithographic printer.
Thermo King, Bloomington
Goal: Minimize facility's wastewater.
Bemidji State University, Bemidji
Goal: Decrease lab waste and reduce reagent use.
Endocardial Solutions, Saint Paul
Goal: Reduce solid waste by optimizing packaging for medical devices.
Marathon Ashland Petroleum, Saint Paul Park
Goal: Make cleaning changes to eliminate chlorinated aerosol spray use.
McGlynn's Bakery, Minneapolis
Goal: Research bulk raw material options.
Merit Enterprises, Isle
Goal: Reduce sludge generation and water use.
Potlatch Corporation, Brainerd
Goal: Investigate options for conserving water.
University of Minnesota Veterinary Clinic, Saint Paul
Goal: Reduce the use of disinfectants while maintaining strict disease control.
American Converters, Fridley
Goal: Eliminate air emissions and hazardous waste for methylene chloride using alternatives to adhesive joining in a plastics job shop.
Bouquet Enterprises, Kellogg
Goal: Investigate substitutes for selenium-based acid in decorative product manufacture.
Goal: Evaluate how to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from painting operations.
Hood Flexible Packaging, Saint Paul
Goal: Reduce waste from flexographic printing at a polyethylene bag manufacturer.
Kurt Manufacturing, Minneapolis
Goal: Improve water conservation at a metal fabricator.
Nico Products, Minneapolis
Goal: Develop options for water conservation in electroplating.
North Star Finishing, Minneapolis
Goal: Recommend solutions for water conservation in electroplating.
Southern Minnesota Sugarbeet Coop, Renville
Goal: Reduce the use of lime in processing beets into sugar.
Tennant Company, Minneapolis
Goal: Reduce solid waste from packaging at a floor maintenance equipment manufacturer
Anagram International, Eden Prairie
Goal: Reduce solvent and ink purchases and waste in the flexographic printing industry.
Diamond Brands, Cloquet
Goal: Reduce wood waste and energy use used for heating wood blocks when manufacturing wood products.
Hoffman Engineering, Anoka
Goal: Reduce water use in painting pretreatment.
Goal: Evaluate the efficiency of acid use and identify options for reclaiming process acid.
Sparta Foods, Saint Paul
Goal: Evaluate options for water conservation and wastewater loading in the food processing industry.
Viking Industries, Saint Joseph
Goal: Reduce VOCs and improve transfer efficiency in the wood finishing furniture process.
Vision Ease, Saint Cloud
Goal: Research eliminating trichloroethylene, a chlorinated solvent, from multifocal lens production.
X-Cel Optical, Sauk Rapids
Goal: Eliminate trichloroethylene, a chlorinated solvent, from multifocal lens production.