WITC-Superior named first 'Count Me Green' organization
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior is the
first certified “Count Me Green” organization in Douglas County. This
certification is proof that WITC has engaged in creating an environmentally
WITC has shown its commitment to being environmentally
conscious by reducing the impact the campus has on the environment but also in
the standards students take with them into their own workplaces when they
graduate,” said Mary Klun, Douglas County recycling coordinator. Klun recently
visited the campus to present a check for $500 to Diane Vertin, vice president
of academic affairs, and WITC Superior green team member Charlie Glazman,
associate dean, continuing education.
Count Me Green is a new program introduced in Douglas
County and the city of Superior. It’s goal is to encourage businesses and
organizations to make better environmental choices. This is a voluntary program
designed to provide a framework for businesses and organizations who want to
make changes that benefit the environment and the bottom line.
Interested business or organizations can request an
application booklet from the Douglas County Recycling office. This application
booklet provides ideas on how they can achieve a “Count Me Green” certification.
As a “certified green business.” They receive the Count Me Green logo to use on
advertising, a certificate and window sticker for display in their facility and
will be recognized quarterly in newspaper ads honoring the “certified green