The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) connects the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to business and industry and provides research, laboratory services, and education. Our research includes biofuels, renewably sourced chemicals from biomass, and value-added uses of agricultural and forestry residuals from processing. Laboratory services include paper testing, paper grade development, compostability, and other analyses such as ion chromatography for carbohydrates, organic acids and alcohols. WIST educational offerings include papermaking courses, topics in sustainability, and our annual Focal Point conference.
WIST is an institute within the College of Natural Resources
at UW-Stevens Point.
WIST creates sustainability solutions
and economic opportunities
Read WIST's latest annual report