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DNR contact
John Stoffel
890 Spruce St
Baldwin WI 54002
715-684-2914 ext. 121
Cell 715-928-0774
Fax 715-684-5940
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Michele Maxson
Regional EHS coordinator
W3302 Hwy 35 S
Maiden Rock WI 54750
715-448-3006 Ext. 7241
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company [exit DNR]

Fairmount Santrol Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company EMS Certified to ISO 14001 Tier 1 participant since 01/11/2013

Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company (WISC) strives to exceed sustainable development practices in its operations in Hager City, Maiden Rock and Menomonie, Wisconsin. The facilities specialize in processing high-quality industrial sand products for glass manufacturing, construction, animal bedding and oil and gas exploration.

Environmental activities

The company works closely with DNR to protect local wildlife populations by monitoring bat populations in its mines and collaborating with DNR and local Trout Unlimited chapters to restore nearby trout streams. The company’s EMS and sustainable development teams guide these and future improvements, including water footprint evaluations, alternative energy or energy efficiency projects at all facilities and a goal of zero waste by 2015. Since 2010, WISC has:

  • decreased energy consumption by 35 percent;
  • decreased the amount of waste going to landfill by 86 percent; and
  • incorporated upgrades to improve energy efficiency, including a solar array installed at the Menomonie facility that provides enough energy to offset the power used by the office, lab and maintenance shop.

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Last revised: Tuesday June 27 2017