May 02. 2012 11:00AM - Last modified: May 02. 2012 11:55AM

WMC nominates companies for Friend of Environment Awards

Twenty-five Wisconsin companies have been nominated for the 2012 Business Friend of the Environment Awards, honoring leadership in pollution prevention, environmental innovation and stewardship.

The Business Friend of the Environment Awards are presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC).
“These employers have gone well beyond regulatory compliance and are providing outstanding examples of how environmentally conscious Wisconsin companies can be,” said Scott Manley, WMC director of environment and energy policy.
Nine awards, based on company size, will be presented to businesses for their commitment and improvements in the areas of pollution prevention, innovative technology, and environmental stewardship.
Winners will be honored during the 23rd Annual Environmental Policy and Awards Conference on Thursday, May 10, at the Country Springs Conference Center in Pewaukee.
Winners are selected by an independent judging panel with representatives from industry, the Department of Natural Resources and the University of Wisconsin.
The 2012 nominees for the awards are:
3M, Prairie du Chien
Brillion Iron Works, Brillion
Century Foods International, Sparta
EOG Resources, Inc., Chippewa Falls
Green Bay Packaging Inc., Green Bay
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., La Crosse
Jennie-O Turkey Store - Barron WI Plant, Barron
Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill, Neenah
Linetec, Wausau
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac
Milk Source, LLC, Kaukauna
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison
Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), Tomahawk
Phillips Plastics Corporation, Eau Claire
R.A. Smith National, Inc., Brookfield
Sargento Foods Inc., Plymouth
S.C. Johnson, Racine
SCA, Neenah
St. Elizabeth Hospital (Affinity Health System), Appleton
ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Waupaca
Veolia Environmental Services, Milwaukee
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities, Madison
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Madison
Wisconsin Public Service, Green Bay
WS Packaging Group, Inc., Green Bay
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