Sustainable Manufacturing: Michigan Made - Designing to Sustain the Economy, Environment and Society

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

COST: $65 

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The Second Annual DEQ Sustainable Manufacturing Seminar Series “Michigan Made:  Designing to Sustain the Economy, Environment and Society” is being offered again in conjunction with Pollution Prevention Week 2015 at two locations.  The seminar focuses on the diverse stakeholder connections and relationships necessary to achieve long-term economic, societal and environmental vitality for Michigan businesses and communities. Thought provoking discussions will be led by Michigan-based Companies and Leaders who will share perspectives and open discussion exploring both the opportunities and challenges relating to conservation of energy and water, recycling food waste, sustainable product standards and the impact of sustainable enterprise on local economic development.

Both locations will feature the following topics and speakers:


  • Keynote Speaker: Diane M. Bunse, Herman Miller
  • Out of sight, out of mind? The risk of complacency with Michigan’s water & energy resources 
  • Sustainable Product Standards: Green expectations of a changing market place
  • Working towards Zero Waste- what does it really mean?
  • Corporate, social opportunities with the Trip Bottom Line: Bill Stough, Sustainable Research Group

These events are designed to support the on-going revitalization of Michigan’s manufacturing communities through innovation and creative problem-solving to address rapid changes in the local and global marketplace.   This includes the framework of the U.S. EPA Economy, Energy, Environment Program http://www2.epa.gov/e3.

Who should attend:

  • Small and Medium Sized Manufacturers/Suppliers
  • Local Government Representatives
  • Lean Consultants
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Universities
  • Community Foundations
  • Economic and Manufacturing Associations

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Contact Information

  • Registration Questions:
    Alana Berthold
    bertholda@michigan.gov
    517-284-6888

    For mobility, visual, hearing, or other assistance:
    Matt Tomlinson
    tomlinsonm@michigan.gov
    517-284-6888


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