2018 Past Intern Projects

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Advanced Web Technologies Labels & Packaging, Minneapolis, Joshua Kirk

Goal: Reduce waste and energy use use at a facility that produces high quality labels and flexible packaging.

Aveda Corporation, Blaine, Meghan Pieper

Goal: Optimize water usage and efficiency in the manufacture of personal care products.

Carley Foundry, Blaine, Aaron Carlson

Goal: Increase energy efficiency at an aluminum foundry.

Center for Energy & the Environment, Twin Cities, Nicholas Michalik

Goal: Increase energy efficiency at small industrial facilities.

City of Woodbury, Woodbury, Lindsay Brown

Goal: Water conservation through residential turf irrigation.

Department of Corrections, Lino Lakes, Maggie Kristian

Goal: Develop recycling and organics recycling programs at Minnesota Correctional Facilities.

Kapstone Containers, Fridley, Ngan Tran

Goal: Improve process paper waste and water reduction at a manufacturer of corrugated (cardboard) boxes.

Lamb Weston RDO Frozen, Park Rapids, Micah Calderon

Goal: Optimize water, energy and chemical use at a potato product facility.

North Memorial Health Hospital, Twin Cities, Christopher Leppla

Goal:  Water conservation for a healthcare system’s two hospitals.

Phillips Distilling, Princeton, Eleanor Green

Goal: Reduce and reuse wastewater streams in a distillery.

Phillips Small Business, Minneapolis, Emily Worman

Goal: Improve air quality in multi-family housing.

Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Danielle Ufheil

Goal:  Improve facility-wide water conservation and reuse.

Sensory Effects, Sleepy Eye, Wesley Graham

Goal: Improve heat recovery and water conservation at a food processor.

Thomson Reuters, Eagan, Andrew Mahoney

Goal: Improve water conservation at a book production facility.

Washington County Car Washes, Washington County, Kyra Newburg

Goal: Improve water conservation at car wash facilities.