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Source 2018 Issue 1

Table of Contents
  • MnTAP Strengthens Minnesota Business – pg 1
  • Opportunities: What’s New – pg 2
    • Sustainable Spirits
    • Cleaning Up in the Phillips Communities
  • Safer Products:  – pg 3
    • Reducing Air Pollution in North Minneapolis
    • Minnesota Materials Exchange
  • Water Efficiency – pg 4
    • Perfecting Pea Processing
    • Finding Lost Water
    • Watering Plants Efficiently
    • Get Ahead of the Watering Curve for Spring and Summer
  • MnTAP News – pg 6
    • Staff Snapshot: Mick Jost, Senior Advisor
    • Squeeze the Most From Every Drop: Water Conservation Tips for Your Business
  • Intern Program – pg 7
    • Impact of the Intern Program
  • How can we help you? – pg 8

Since 1985, MnTAP has contributed to Minnesota’s economic well-being by reducing waste at the source through our Technical Assistance activities and training the next generation of engineers through the MnTAP Intern Program.

Here’s a sample of what MnTAP accomplished in 2017:

Out of 113 site visits, MnTAP staff found ways to reduce:

  • 300,000 lbs of hazardous waste
  • 1.5 million kWh of energy
  • 31.8 million gallons of water
  • Total savings of $290,000

Our 17 interns found ways to save:

  • 343,800 lbs solid waste
  • 1.5 million kWh of energy
  • 28.1 million gallons of water
  • Total savings of $807,000

The Minnesota Materials Exchange supported:

  • 50,000 lbs solid waste diverted from the landfill
  • 77 successful exchanges

Read more about the impact MnTAP had in Minnesota last year in the 2017 IMPACT Report.

In this edition of Source we will feature MnTAP’s impacts on Minnesota businesses through site visits and our intern program.


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