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Archive of Source Newsletters

Recent issues feature the primary stories; however, all stories are available after choosing one of the stories listed. Older issues are available only as PDFs. Issues published prior to 2002 may be obtained by calling MnTAP at 612-624-1300 or 800-247-0015.  The Newsletter issues from 2002 to the present are available online.

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2017

2017

Issue 1:  In this edition of Source we’ll share case studies in which companies have adopted lean processes and have been rewarded with lower costs and smoother work flows while conserving precious resources.

2016

2016

Issue 1: This special issue on degreasing includes success stories, greener products we’ve tested and tips on what to look for when evaluating current products or looking for safer ones. The issue also highlights 2015 success and 2016 projects and the intern program

2015

2015

Issue 1: Focus on energy and wastewater treatment and other focus areas

Issue 2: 30th Anniversary and Focus on industrial painting, water conservation, and intern program

2014

2014

Issue 1: Focus on new VOC reduction project and other ongoing initiatives

Issue 2: Focus on new EPA regulations, water conservation, VOC reduction initiatives, and intern program

2013

2013

Issue 1: Focus on resource efficiency and special grant funded projects

Issue 2: Special issue focusing on energy projects and initiatives

2012

2012

Issue 1: Focus on energy reduction and resource efficiency and team and intern solutions

2011

2011

Issue 1: Focus on reducing packaging waste in manufacturing and healthcare

Issue 2: Focus on how MnTAP interns can help your facility reduce waste and save money

Issue 3: Focus on how food processing success stories and new projects at MnTAP

2010

2010

Issue 1: Focus on pollution prevention and energy efficiency for machining/metal fabrication facilities

Issue 2: Focus on energy efficiency opportunities for a variety of facilities

Issue 3: Focus on pollution prevention and energy efficiency for machining/metal fabrication facilities

2009

2009

Issue 1: Focus on financing options and energy efficiency for chemical manufacturers and metal casters

Issue 2: Focus on pollution prevention and energy efficiency in healthcare facilities

Issue 3: Focus on interns, green teams, and ultraviolet finishes

2008

2008

Issue 1: Focus on water reduction project, energy savings, and steam trap testing

Issue 2: Focus on teams, interns, and site visits that lead to waste reduction, pollution prevention, and cost savings

Issue 3: Focus on paint and powder coating opportunities as well as the 2009 Paint and Powder Coating Expo

2007

2007

Issue 1: Focus on pharmaceutical waste and healthcare facilities

Issue 2: Focus on reducing raw material waste, cleaning chemicals, and energy use

2006

2006

Issue 1: Focus on boiler efficiency, paint and powder coating, and compressed air leaks

Issue 2: Focus on laboratory waste, compressed air opportunities, and BOD/TSS loading

Issue 3: Focus on increasing steam efficiency and reducing defect waste

2005

2005

Issue 1: Focus on reducing scrap waste and extra supplies

Issue 2: Focus on celebrating milestones in pollution prevention and materials exchange

2004

2004

Issue 2: Focus on award-winning programs and companies

2003

2003

Issue 1: Focus on understanding and reducing water use

Issue 2: Focus on using water effectively and efficiently

Issue 3: Focus on energy efficiency in a variety of facilities

2002

2002

Issue 1: Focus on environmental systems management

Issue 2: Focus on employee training

Issue 3: Focus on making decisions to reduce waste

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