MSIA Sustainability Resources

Here are some links to information you may find helpful as you choose a path to a sustainable environment for your business:

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Grant program to promote the sustainability of land-based industries located in rural communities. In particular, these are the industries that provide our food and agriculture, forestry, mining, oil and gas production and tourism. Ski areas in rural counties quantify!

Dr. David Karowe’s climate presentation – This is the presentation that Dr. Karowe gave at the MSIA Annual Meeting 2019. It provides two scenarios for climate change in Michigan.

Protect Our Winters Advocacy Efforts

Protect Our Winters Climate Activist’s Roadmap

Climate change 101 (4:33 video)

Stay informed

List of Michigan EGLE registered composting facilities

NSAA Environmental Resources

NSAA Sustainable Slopes Grant Opportunities

Climate Challenge: voluntary program dedicated to helping participating ski areas inventory, target and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 

Small resorts guide to energy 

Greening your ski area: A pollution prevention handbook  

Outdoor business climate partnership 

Guest outreach campaigns 

The Green Room: Looking for inspiration and a peek at what others in the industry are doing? 

LODGING: Case study on wording for guest towel reuse signage 

LODGING: Tips for making your hotel more sustainable

LODGING:  Article 2 with tips in sustainability

LODGING:  Sustainable hospitality trends

LODGING: Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Hotel Ideas You Can Execute Now

RESTAURANT: Tips for making your restaurant more sustainable

RESTAURANT: Green checklist

RETAIL: Tips for making your retail store more sustainable

OFFICE: Tips for making your office more sustainable

OFFICE:  Going Green ideas