University of Minnesota
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
http://www.mntap.umn.edu
612.624.1300

MnTAP's Annual Reports

Each year, MnTAP publishes an Environmental Benefits Report, which highlights our activities and success. This report is submitted to the MPCA.

2016 IMPACT

The implemented waste, energy and water conservation resulting from MnTAP efforts has resulted in an impressive set of environmental outcomes for the calendar year 2016. Over the course of the year, 279 businesses across the state received assistance from MnTAP engineers and scientists, 56 companies have implemented 124 MnTAP recommended process changes. As a result of these interactions, 56 companies have realized reductions totaling 1.4 million pounds of waste, 1.7 million kWh and 42,000 thousand therms of energy and have conserved 45.3 million gallons of water. Combined, these reductions add up to first year savings of $1.3 million annually.

Read MnTAP's full annual report, 2016 IMPACT [PDF 4.45 MB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements. Also, view the 2016 Annual Report Highlights

2015 Environmental Benefits Report

The implemented waste, energy and water conservation resulting from MnTAP efforts has resulted in an impressive set of environmental outcomes for the calendar year 2015. MnTAP staff conducted over 970 assistance activities with over 245 Minnesota companies, including 144 site visits and team meetings and 13 intern projects. As a result of these interactions, 56 companies have realized reductions totaling 503,000 pounds of waste, 2.3 million kWh and 238,000 thousand therms of energy and have conserved 23.7 million gallons of water. Combined, these reductions add up to first year savings of $922,000 annually.

Read MnTAP's full 2015 environmental benefits report [PDF 4.10 MB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

2014 Environmental Benefits Report

The implemented waste, energy and water conservation resulting from MnTAP efforts has resulted in an impressive set of environmental outcomes for the calendar year 2014. MnTAP staff conducted over 800 assistance activities with over 250 Minnesota companies, including 120 site visits and team meetings and 11 intern projects. As a result of these interactions, 30 companies have realized reductions totaling 338,600 pounds of waste, 6.2 million kWh and 440,000 thousand therms of energy and have conserved 26.6 million gallons of water. Combined, these reductions add up to first year savings of $1 million annually.

Read MnTAP's full 2014 environmental benefits report [PDF 459 KB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

2013 Environmental Benefits Report

The implemented waste, energy and water conservation resulting from MnTAP efforts has resulted in an impressive set of environmental outcomes for the calendar year 2013. MnTAP staff conducted over 700 assistance activities with over 200 Minnesota companies, including 100 site visits and team meetings and 11 intern projects. As a result of these interactions, 42 companies have realized reductions totaling over 1 million pounds of waste, 6.2 million kWh and over 400,000 thousand therms of energy and have conserved 50 million gallons of water. Combined, these reductions add up to first year savings of $1.2 million annually.

Read MnTAP's full 2013 environmental benefits report [PDF 2.75 MB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

2012 Environmental Benefits Report

Through 700 interactions, MnTAP staff have been able to assist over 280 organizations during the calendar year 2012. This includes site visits to 82 companies as part of a technical assistance assessment, intern project, or team. There have been 44 companies who reported making changes to their processes that reduce their environmental footprint and save money. Companies that have implemented recommendations made by MnTAP are saving nearly $2 million in first year savings. These savings are split roughly equivalently for the three primary assistance methods, site visits, interns, and company teams.

Read MnTAP's full 2012 environmental benefits report [PDF 495KB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

2011 Environmental Benefits Report

Through site visits, teams, interns, and phone calls/email, MnTAP’s staff of ten were able to assist nearly 230 companies and to engage 40 in making changes that reduce their environmental footprint and save money in 2011. Companies that have worked with MnTAP are saving approximately $3.1 million annually. Over 43% of the savings stem from site visits, 35% from the intern program, and 22% from companies with MnTAP-supported internal teams.

Read MnTAP's full 2011 environmental benefits report [PDF 463KB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

2010 Environmental Benefits Report

In 2010, MnTAP staff assisted more than 120 companies in Minnesota; more than 25 of those companies were able to implement cost saving pollution prevention and energy efficiency measures that resulted in more than $1.3 million in first-year savings. Overall, the companies that implemented the suggestions from MnTAP assistance realized environmental reductions of 163,000 pounds of waste, 17 million gallons of water, 3.5 million kWh, and 307,000 therms. Over the past five years, MnTAP has helped companies achieve over $8 million in first-year savings.

Read MnTAP's full 2010 environmental benefits report [PDF 547KB], which highlights special projects and the organization's overall achievements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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