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Email newsletter archives for the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology 

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July 2019: Coating and Lamination class from Europe, Canada and across the U.S.

June 2019: Instructors announced for 2019 Midwest Compost School

May 2019: Midwest Compost School set for July 9-11

March 2019: Presentation on Wisconsin's Paper Industry

January 2019: Join Central Wisconsin Days

December 2018: Coating and Lamination course is set for January

September 2018: WIST secures industrial hemp research permit

September 2018: Geraty, Armentrout slated to speak at Focal Point 2019

August 2018: Program announced for Focal Point 2018

July 2018: First Focal Point 2018 speakers announced

June 2018: Early registration savings extended for 2018 Midwest Compost School

May 2018: Senior Design Project adds capability to pilot paper machine

April 2018: Save the Date for Focal Point 2018

March 2018: Unique class provides personal instruction on handmade paper

February 2018: Hands-On Papermaking Course offered

January 2018: Coating and Lamination course on tap this month

December 2017: WIST Annual Report published

November 2017: Rathmann Challenge win

Final day for Focal Point 2017 registration: Check out this program

Ahead of October 24th Food Packaging conference, Michelman talks recyclable and compostable paper coatings

Insights from FDA ahead of October 24th Paper-based Food Packaging and Serviceware Conference

September 2017: A Focal Point interview with Nestle's Walter Peterson

September 2017: LBP's Matt Cook talks paper-based food packaging innovation ahead of October 24th event 

Focal Point registration is online; Lynn Morgan of Waste Management is lastes addition to speaker lineup

July 2017: FTC attorney slated to speak at Focal Point 2017

June 2017: Coating and Laminating Course; 10 Seats Remaining for Midwest Compost School

May 2017: 2017 Midwest Compost School at UW-Stevens Point July 11-13  

April 2017: Last day to register for this great panel opening the new WARF series 

March 2017: First speaker announced for Focal Point 2017: Paper-Based Food Packaging and Serviceware

February 2017: WIST Lab Services reaches beyond Wisconsin

January 2017: Conference will explore economic opportunities in vegetable processing residuals

December 2016: SBIR matching grant opportunity

November 2016: WIST publishes 2016 annual report; read it online now 

October 2016: Optimizing Sheet Structure class is offered

October 2016: A Focal Point interview with Neil Darin

October 2016: A perfect marriage: innovation and regulation: why progressive packaging requires both

September 2016: A Focal Point interview with Shelly Thobe

September 2016: A Focal Point interview with Greg Archambault

September 2016: A Focal Point interview with Lynn Dyer

September 2016: A Focal Point interview with Bob Spencer

August 2016: Hands-on Papermaking course offered

August 2016: Two additional Focal Point Speakers announced

July 2016: Meet these six Focal Point speakers

May 2016: First speakers announced for Focal Point 2016: Paper-based food packaging and service ware 

April 2016: Steering committee formed for vegetable processing research project

March 2016: WIST teams with TAPPI on education

February 2016: WIST awarded $500,000 grant for work with Wisconsin potato and vegetable growers 

January 2016: WIST lab achieves ISO 17025 certification 

December 2015: Project exploring antioxidants from potato processing residuals 

November 2015: WIST making connections near and far 

October 2015: Michael Richmond, HAVI Global Solutions, previews his Focal Point 2015 presentation 

September 2015: Brian Lansing of Cargill on previews his Focal Point 2015 presentation

September 2015: Erin Weinland of WestRock talks consumer expectations in packaging

August 2015: Get the inside track on paper and paperboard food packaging and serviceware at Focal Point 2015 

July 2015: First speakers announced for Focal Point 2015: Paper-Based Food Packaging and Serviceware 

June 2015: Wisconsin-grown grapes could be source for health supplement

May 2015: New short course provides "nanotechnology literacy" 

April 2015: Announcing Focal Point 2015

March 2015: New workshop in coating and lamination -- register now 

February 2015: New mini-course offered in nanotechnology 

January 2015: World-leading companies at composting workshop 

December 2014: Special composting workshop and other WIST news

November 2014: Meet the newest member of WIST lab services staff 

September 2014: Dan Daggett previews Sealed Air's presentation at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

August 2014: Three new papermaking courses -- Free Tuition -- Space is limited 

July 2014: First speakers announced for Focal Point 2014 

June 2014: WIST laboratory services working with Siemens R&D 

May 2014: Packaging innovation key to zero waste initiatives

April 2014: RiverPoint fine art paper featured at trade show, on TV coverage  

March 2014: WIST leading market study of value-added uses of pulp mill waste 

February 2014: Project seeks to commercialize PLA recycling

January 2014: Top five reasons to use WIST compostability testing  

December 2013: Accomplished artist, 85, creates woodcut prints on RiverPoint fine art paper 

November 2013: WIST names four new members to Advisory Board 

October 2013: Roger McFadden, Staples VP and Senior Scientist, to keynote Safer Chemicals Workshop in Stevens Point 

September 2013: A Focal Point 2013 interview with Wayne Wegner, Bemis Company

August 2013: Keller and Heckman law firm keynotes Focal Point 2013

July 2013: Sessions outlined for Focal Point 2013 

June 2013: RiverPoint art paper makes splash in news media 

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