SECTOR RESOURCES - MANUFACTURING
The manufacturing sector has significant opportunities to benefit from waste reduction, recycling and resource conservation. This list of resources provides information for technical assistance, reusable transport packaging options, profiles of numerous industries, and a resource for finding technically oriented interns to implement new projects.
- Industry Week
- Manufacturing Sector Profile Notebooks
Covers broad range of environmental issues for a diverse number of manufacturing areas.
- Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
- MnTap Intern Program
- Lean Manufacturing and the Environment (U.S. EPA)
Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling
- Reusable Transport Packaging Directory
- It‘s in the Bag Plastic Bag & Film Recycling Program
It‘s in the Bag is a program that provides employment for adults with disabilities while recycling plastic bags and film. Opportunities for businesses and consumers to recycle material through It‘s in the Bag exist throughout Minnesota. Visit the website or contact Minnesota Waste Wise for more information.
- Minnesota Materials Exchange
Provides a way for businesses to advertise unneeded reusable goods that can still be used by another business. Prices for goods often vary depending on condition, but many items are free if pick up is arranged. Posting items for takeaway helps reduce waste disposal costs for businesses