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2015 MPower Resources

Here you'll find documents, links, and other resources from the 2015 MPower Sustainability Sessions.

April, 2015 Program Orientation and the Natural Step Training

Four Conditions in the Workplace
Guide to the Project Plan
Guiding Questions for the Four System Conditions
MPower Orientation Slide Deck
MPower Project Plan Worksheet
MPower Resource Directory
Sustainability Session Tracking Form
Team Roles and Responsibilites
Team Vision and Goals Worksheet

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May, 2015 Sustainability Session 1: Alternative Transportation

SS 1: Alternative Transportation Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Renee Callaway Slidedeck
Sustain Dane Alternative Transportation Guide & Calculator
Bicycle Friendly Business Program
Rideshare, Etc.
Madison Metro Resources
Case Study - Bicycling to Work at Quality Bicycle Products
Example Commuter Survey_Uniek
White Paper: How to Create a Bike Commuter Culture in the Workplace
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Wisconsin Clean Cities - Resources Page
Employer's Guide to a Commute Solutions Program
How to Commute Without Your Car Tipsheet 

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June, 2015 Sustainability Session 2: Waste Reduction

SS 2: Waste Reduction Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: George Dreckmann Slidedeck
EPA's Waste Wise Program
Wisconsin Business Recycling Toolkit
Dane Co. Clean Sweep
Earth Stew Compost Services
Cascade Asset Management (E-Recycling)
City of Madison Recyclopedia
How to Communicate with your Waste Hauler
MPower Waste Reduction Practices and Resources
Best Practices in Campaigns to Promote Recycling

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July, 2015 Sustainability Session 3: Energy Efficiency for Facilities

SS 3: Energy Efficiency For Facilities Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Mark Lydon Slidedeck
MG&E Green Power Tomorrow for Businesses
MG&E Building Energy Use Comparison
Energy Star - Energy Efficiency for Buildings
U.S. SBA - Tips for Energy Efficiency
Seventhwave - Free Webinars on Energy Efficiency
U.S. DOE - Better Buildings
Facilities Net - Energy Efficiency
Managing Energy Costs in Office Buildings
Focus on Energy - Lighting Catalog

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August, 2015 Sustainability Session 4: Green IT

SS 4: Green IT Slidedeck
Aldo Leopold Nature Center: Project Plan Worksheet
Isthmus Publishing: Thom Jones Speaker Notes
Green IT Tips and Takeaways
Energy Star: Low Carbon IT Campaign
File 13 E-Waste Solutions
Cascade Asset Management
Webinar: Top 10 Energy Conservation Measures for Data Centers

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September, 2015 Sustainability Session 5: Water Stewardship

SS 5: Water Stewardship Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Tom Heikkinen, Madison Water Utility Slidedeck
Madison Water Utility: Every Drop Counts
Madison Water Utility: Toilet Rebate
Business Storm Water Assessment
A Water Conservation Guide for Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Users
Alliance for Water Efficiency: Resource Library
EPA WaterSense
WaterSense at Work: Best Management Practices for Commercial and Institutional Facilities
Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines
Clean Lakes Alliance: Yahara Lakes 101
Office of Lakes & Watersheds and the Dane County Lakes & Watershed Commission
Ceres Aqua Gauge Calculator Tool
The Guardian Sustainable Business: Water Hub
Net Zero Water Guidebook
Net Zero Water Tool

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October, 2015 Sustainability Session 6: Sustainable Food Choices

SS 6: Sustainable Food Choices Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Nick Robinson, Trek Bicycle
Guest Speaker: Shelly Strom, Community GroundWorks
FairShare CSA Coalition
REAP Food Group
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Dane County Food Council
Kettle Range Meat Co.
Eat Wisconsin Fish
Seafood Watch
Food Carbon Emissions Calculator
Guardian Sustainable Business: Food Hub
Food Pantry Gardens - Community Action Coalition
Cropdots App
Dane County Food Coalition
Let's Eat Out!
Willy Street Co-op

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December, 2015 Sustainability Session 7: Project Updates

SS 7: Project Updates and Communication
2015 MPower Projects
MPower Communications Style Guide
MPower Badge

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February, 2016 Sustainability Session 8: Moving Forward