Local companies among more than 30 honored as Green Masters

The 34 companies recognized as Green Masters in 2013:

Affinity Health System, – Menasha
American Family Insurance – Madison
Appleton Coated LLC – Greenville
Appvion Inc. – Appleton
Century Foods International – Sparta
Channeled Resources MaraTech - Marathon
City of Oconomowoc/Oconomowoc Utilities – Oconomowoc
Didion Milling, Inc. – Johnson Creek
Environmental Compliance Systems, Inc. – Lake Mills
Epic – Verona
Evolution Marketing – Oconomowoc
Frito-Lay, Inc. – Beloit
Green Bay Packaging Inc. – Green Bay
Gundersen Health System – La Crosse
JBS Green Bay, Inc. – Green Bay
Johnson Controls, Inc. – Milwaukee
KI – Green Bay
Kohl's Department Store – Milwaukee
Lands' End – Dodgeville
Laser Pros International – Rhinelander
Lauterbach Group Inc. – Sussex
Menasha Packaging Company, LLC – Neenah
Mercury Marine – Fond du Lac
Miron Construction Co., Inc. – Neenah
Neenah Paper Incorporated – Neenah
Nestle Confections & Snacks – Burlington
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – Green Bay
Organic Valley / CROPP Cooperative – La Farge
Phillips-Medisize – Eau Claire
Rockwell Automation – Milwaukee
Sargento Foods – Elkhart Lake
ThedaCare – Appleton
Trek Bicycles – Waterloo
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company – Menomonie

MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) -- Several local businesses were recognized as sustainability leaders in Wisconsin.

Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council recognized them as Green Masters. Among the 34 businesses that were honored are Phillips-Medisize of Eau Claire, the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company of Menomonie, Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, Century Foods International of Sparta, and Organic Valley / CROPP Cooperative of La Farge

A total of 167 businesses now participate in the Green Masters program. Nearly half of them have less than 100 employees. The top 20 percent become Green Masters. Applicants are judged on sustainability issues like energy, water use, educational outreach, and governance.

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