Michigan Sustainability Conference (MISCON) title block

September 18, 2018 - Lansing, Michigan 

Businesses and their sustainability professionals, environmental health and safety coordinators, communications staff, environmental engineers and staff, academics and students studying sustainability related topics, materials scientists, and research and development professionals joined in discussion at the third annual Michigan Sustainability Conference (MISCON).


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

 

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE: Sustainability at SiemensBob Dixon, Siemens US:


TECHNICAL & COMMUNICATIONS

Sustainability and Environmental Compliance through Data Driven Integrated Solutions
Presenter: Natalie Pryde

New Tools to Make the Business Case for Water Conservation
Laura Kelly, Industrial Water Use and Wastewater Specialist, Arcadis, and Mel Butcher, Project Engineer, Arcadis

Assessing Environmental Materiality at Meijer
Chrisina Britton, Sustainability Analyst, Meijer


SUPPLY CHAIN

Greening Your Company's Supply Chain: selecting a model and building the business case
Dan Streit, Program Manager for Environmental Sustainability Services at WECC (Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation)

Supply Chain Fitness: The Make or Break for Suppliers and Corporate Social Responsibility
Kirstin Policastro, Sustainability Professional and Project Manager with E Three, Inc., and Energy Services Firm

Landfill Diversion Through Food Waste Separation & Depackaging
Corey Rossen, Technical Sales Manager (Food Waste & Depackaging), Ecoverse


INNOVATION

How Product Stewardship is Guiding Companies to a Greener Future
Lisa Massaro, EH&S Product Stewardship and Advocacy Manager supporting Dow Building Solutions.

Dollars to Doughnuts (Circular Economy)
Eric Harrington, Principal Consultant and CEO of Green Advantage Consultants

Microplastics and Marine Debris: Emerging Environmental Pollutants
Sarah Zack, Pollution Prevention Extension Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and University of Illinois Extension

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION: This conference qualified for 5 CEHs/PDHs for Professional Engineers.