January 5, 2016

Michels joins Green Tier program

Logo for Green Tier

Based on our commitment to environmental stewardship and reducing our environmental impact, Michels has been accepted into the Wisconsin Green Tier program. Green Tier is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and recognizes organizations for superior environmental performance and commitment beyond regulatory requirements.

At Michels, we recognize sustainable operations effectively balance positive economic, environmental, and social benefits. Becoming a member of Green Tier is recognition of that commitment. Environmental excellence is part of Michels’ core values, demonstrated by our people on a daily basis. As a Green Tier member, Michels is recognized for our past accomplishments and future efforts

Michels Green Tier goals for 2016 included: Reducing idling time by 10% across all divisions Reducing our hazardous waste generation Reducing our solid waste stream Continuing to reduce our energy use Continuing to purchase high-efficiency or ENERGY STAR® rated equipment Adding to our fleet of hybrid and/or alternative fuel vehicles Developing and implementing an Environmental Management System

Protecting and maintaining the environment is an integral part of Michels operations. As a result, our employees can enjoy our natural resources when they aren’t building and maintaining our nation’s infrastructure.

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