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January 2011
Environment-Friendly Initiatives at Schultz Bindery

At Schultz Bindery, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to reduce our impact on the environment. Over the past several years, we’ve identified several environmentally-friendly initiatives applicable in our facility and implemented them wherever feasible. Read on for a review of Schultz Bindery’s current eco-friendly practices and what we have planned for the future.

Waste Materials Recycling
Most of the materials used during our print finishing processes are recycled. Our recyclables include scrap paper — several tons per year — machine oil and skid packing materials such as plastic wrap and metal banding wire. Schultz Bindery's partnership with a reliable local recycling resource helps ensure that these potential waste products are recycled in a safe and efficient manner.

Eco-Friendly Facility Improvements
Another recent green initiative at Schultz Bindery was our installation of an energy-efficient lighting system. The new system improved the lighting in our facilities; it's also a strategic investment that's cut our energy costs. Budget-friendly or not, however, reducing our facility's energy usage was simply the right thing to do.

Green Now, Green for the Future
We have many eco-friendly initiatives under consideration, including upgrades to heavier door insulation and automated thermostat technology. Both installations are designed to limit energy loss in our facility during winter. We're always looking ahead to our next green initiative and hope to implement these and other green practices in coming years.

What measures has your business taken to become more eco-friendly? Email your green business story to tom@schultzbindery.com

About Schultz Bindery
Schultz Bindery is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through the implementation of various eco-friendly initiatives while improving the effectiveness of those currently in place. Give us a call today to learn more about the above and other green efforts.

 

 

 

14495 E. Eight Mile, Warren, MI 48083 | Phone: 586-771-0777 | Fax: 586-771-0881

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