Tag: EMBI

Plastics recycling program featured on Eath911.com

Earth911.com included UW-Green Bay’s plastics recycling program in a feature. “So far, the program has racked up more than 3,800 pounds of discards, which is the equivalent of about 350,000 plastic supermarket bags,” says John D. Arendt, director of the Environmental Management & Business Institute at the university.

It is onto the Denver finals for UW-Green Bay’s ‘Wisco Ninja’ Luke Chambers

American Ninja Warrior - Season 9

He made it! Revealed in the July 17 episode of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, Luke Chambers made it past the Denver qualifier and into the Denver finals to be aired nationwide in late August. Chambers, a UW-Green Bay fifth-year senior (Business Administration) with a double major in marketing and management, didn’t complete the difficult course, […]

EMBI announces WCSWMA Scholarship recipients

Two UW-Green Bay students earned scholarships through the Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste Management Association (WCSWMA). Emily Drown, a student employee with Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI), and Kirby Katers, incoming freshman for fall 2017, each received one of four available WCSWMA 2017-2018 scholarships. Congratulations to Emily and Kirby for their accomplishment and for representing UW-Green […]

EMBI collaborates with Alliance for the Great Lakes on two newly funded projects

The Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) collaborated with the Alliance for the Great Lakes on two newly funded projects; Agricultural Outreach in the Lower Fox Basin and the Lower Fox Perennial Forage Project. To oversee the projects, a joint position was created in partnership with the Alliance for the Great Lakes and will be […]

Johnson to receive UW-Green Bay’s EMBI Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will honor the eighth Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Meleesa Johnson ’00 on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The event takes place in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. The Earth Caretaker Award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Stoll interviewed on Fox 11

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Stoll (Public and Environmental Affairs, Economics) is collaborating with a team of researchers to gauge the economic impact of Wisconsin fisheries. “We want to get an idea how much fishing is happening here, how much is happening from outside the region with people coming here, or even from out of state, […]

Recent grad promotes sustainability in the community

2014 UW-Green Bay graduate Evan Van Lanen’s dedication to sustainability has resulted in $115,000 in energy savings at a regional beef plant. As an environmental supervisor, Van Lanen has many duties including waste-water treatment, air treatment and waste disposal. The team he oversees is responsible for the implementation of a number of new projects, which […]

Arendt promoted to EMBI Director

John Arendt was promoted to Director of UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) in July 2016. He is now responsible for seeking and developing relationships within the New North region of Wisconsin. Arendt graduated in 1988 from the UWGB with a degree in Business Administration/Management. He received his master’s degree in Environmental Science […]