Sustainability at Bolger: An SGP Community Event

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Bolger LLC

3301 Como Avenue Southeast

Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Explore both the successes and challenges the printing industry faces as it continues its sustainability journey. The program brings together a variety of speakers to educate and spark conversation on current day issues. You will learn about:

  • SGP Printer Bolger and its deep dive into the overall return on investment of its continued sustainability journey

  • The current landscape of recycling, in both the local Minneapolis area as well as across the country from Eureka Recycling

  • SGP Patron 3M's study on the evolution of substrates

  • US Bank Stadium, the first professional sports stadium, and its journey to earn the LEED Platinum rating

Attendance is limited to the first 45 registrants and is open to printers, print buyers, SGP Community members and invited guests.

For more information, please contact Phoebe Scherer at marketing@sgppartnership.org


Event Schedule:

8:00 am - Registration and coffee

8:30 am - Welcome Remarks (including a brief overview of the SGP Program)

8:45 am – 9:45 am - The Times They Are A Changing

  • Dik Bolger, President, Bolger Print

  • Mariel Bolger, National Sales Development, Bolger Print

A look at one company’s sustainability journey – past, present and future. And, the role that the SGP Partnership plays in helping Bolger Print both move forward and stay on track.

9:45 am to 10:30 am - Recycling – The How, When, and What

  • Lynn Hoffman, Co-President

  • Eureka Recycling

Ever wondered how a recycling facility operates? And, whether or not the materials you send are actually recycled? This session explores the inner workings of a recycling facility an a look at the current state of recycling in the US

10:30 to 11:00 am - Networking Break

11:00 am to 11:45 am - Opportunities and Challenges in Developing Greener Materials

  • Brian Barrett, Technical Manager, 3M Commercial Solutions Division

Vinyl is the predominant substrate in the wide format graphics industry. This presentation will explore the reasons for vinyl usage, alternative materials in existence today, and material lifecycle considerations. It will also address future product development possibilities and challenges in increasing adoption of greener materials.

11:45 am to 12:30 pm - Sustainable Sports Venues: Striving for Continuous Improvement

  • Bradley Vogel, Project Manager – Sustainability & Operations, US Bank Stadium

Join us as we hear from the first sports venue to gain LEED Platinum certification on their journey towards continual improvement along their sustainable pathway. Hear about their challenges and successes in establishing and maintaining their sustainable waste standards.

12:30 pm - Lunch

1:15 pm - VIP and Invited Guests Facility Tour


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Bolger LLC

3301 Como Avenue Southeast

Minneapolis, MN 55414

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