Reduction includes practices that decrease waste and excess in manufacturing and in finished product, coordination of shipments and backhauls, energy audits, employee education and more.
Reuse of packaging is prevalent at each of the facilities. Employees are recognized for their creative savings ideas, and unique programs are being developed to recapture manufacturing by-products such as process heating or cooling.
Divert hundreds of millions of pounds annually from the waste stream. In addition to internal reclaim programs many customers are assisted in their reclamation goals.
Look at alternatives that are more sustainable or enhance efficiencies through polymer engineering, renewable resources, bio-based materials, and/or design improvements.