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Nov. 2, 2017

UW-Stevens Point sustainability proposal recognized
in national contest

Compost.JPGTwo units within the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have been nationally recognized for sustainability initiatives and a proposal to use compost made of paper mill and vegetable by-products to improve soil and crops within the Central Sands agricultural region.

The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) and Soil and Waste Resources Discipline received one of four $10,000 Honorable Mention Awards in the 2017 Rathmann Challenge, which recognizes sustainable solutions through the Rathmann Family Foundation and Innovation Center in Arnold, Md. ( The two units will split the award to support their programs.

Read the full story in the Stevens Point Journal.  

Read about 2017 Rathmann Challenge winners.



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