Dept. of Natural Resources: Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill moves to next level of environmental program


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Northeast Region
2984 Shawano Avenue; Green Bay, WI 54313-6727
Phone: (920) 662-5122; Fax 920-662-5159

January 19, 2012

Contacts: Jennifer Borski, DNR, 920-424-7887
Susan Tarr, Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill, 920-721-5352

NEENAH – Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials signed a Green Tier Contract at a gathering at the Neenah facility Wednesday.

Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill develops innovative products for the Family Care business sector. This includes items like, facial tissue, bath tissue, paper towels and more. The facility employs about 50 people.

“Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill plays an important role in the economy of our state,” commented DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp. “It has been a valuable participant in Tier 1 of Green Tier and I am pleased that it is expanding its commitment to superior environmental performance by participating in Green Tier’s Tier 2 level.”

Kimberly-Clark Experimental Mill moved from Tier 1 of the Green Tier program to Tier 2. It participated at the Tier 1 level for over five years and made significant environmental strides including:

Replaced over 500 metal halide light fixtures with high-efficiency fluorescent fixtures for a savings of 180,916 kilowatt hours since 2006.