Tag: EMBI

EMBI’s John Arendt talks to WPR about lead abatement in light of the new EPA rules | Wisconsin Public Radio

The EPA unveiled its newest guidelines to combat lead contamination in drinking water on Thursday in Green Bay. We’ll talk about lead abatement projects in Wisconsin and what needs to be done to reduce lead poisoning, especially in children. See more via UW-Green Bay faculty member John Arendt speaks on how Wisconsin handles lead abatement in […]

Faculty and staff note: John Arendt named to Green Bay Sustainability Commission

John Arendt, Director of the Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI), was appointed June 18, 2019 to serve on the City of Green Bay Sustainability Commission. The City of Green Bay established the Sustainability Commission in 2018 with its goal to protect, steward and improve the environment in the interest of the health, prosperity and […]

Yue Rong accepts EMBI’s Earth Caretaker Award

Yue Rong Earth Caretaker Award Recipient

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) awarded the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation was on Earth Day, April 22, 2019. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager at the California […]

No more plastic collection this academic year

Students on the Green Bay Campus are no longer collecting plastic for recycling this semester. Bins from throughout campus have been removed. They have so much plastic that they will be busy baling until the end of the semester. Bins will return in fall. In the meantime, your are encouraged to continue saving plastic bags […]

Yue Rong ’86 to receive 2019 Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation is Earth Day, April 22, 2019, in Phoenix AB. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager […]

EMBI helps ‘Eco U’ Bridge Ecology and Economics

Kaity Lindner ’11

A decade ago, UW-Green Bay launched a collaborative effort to bridge a perceived gap between the business world, the natural environment, and the role public policy plays in sustaining both. The University now has more than 100 graduates in the field with certification that helps them connect business and their environment and lead in both […]

UW-Green Bay students attend Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference

Prof. John Stoll (Public and Environmental Affairs) and John Arendt (Director of Environmental Management & Business Institute) brought a group of UW-Green Bay students to the 11th annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference. The conference demonstrates innovative and sustainable new business practices that have been put into effect. Students were able to interact with business leaders […]

Upcoming iPat films

Save the date for the upcoming iPat (impact = population * affluence * technology) films, part of the 7th Annual iPat Environmental Film Series. Enjoy entertaining and thought-provoking films that evaluate the condition of the natural world, identify drivers of environmental harm, and consider solutions. At the conclusion of each film a community expert or panel […]

Photos: Alumnus McLaughlin recognized as Earth Caretaker

Earth Caretaker

UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI) recognized UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin ’83 and ‘85, recently, as the ninth recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award. The award recognized his work on projects related to characterizing and improving wastewater quality, which led to several studies designed to better understand and reduce concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls […]

Fun facts for Earth Day

Yesterday, the world celebrated Earth Day. We have a few fun facts for you about Eco U and how UW-Green Bay works to sustain this beautiful planet: Did you know that in the last five years, by refilling at hydration stations across campus, the UW-Green Bay community has avoided 782,023 plastic water bottles! Did you […]