Awards and Honors

We have been recognized by several organizations for our environmental protection efforts:

  • 2013 Vermont Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence for reducing our fossil fuel oil use to near zero through increased recycling of sawdust, chips, and wood scrap and increasing recycling in general to reduce land-fill waste
  • Designated a Vermont Business Partner in 2013 by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation for our commitment to preserving Vermont’s environment
  • 2012 Environmental Leadership Award and 2012 Environmental Excellence Award by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) for demonstrating exemplary environmental management and ongoing stewardship
  • Certificate of Environmental Stewardship in 2012 by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) Environmental Stewardship Initiative for voluntary measures taken to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future in our manufacturing facility in Passaic
  • Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition in 2012 by Congressman Christopher Murphy of the 5th Congressional District in Connecticut for our dedication to improving the environmental effects of our business operations
  • Sage Awards Honorable Mention in 2012 by AHFA for continually striving to achieve the highest levels of environmental stewardship
  • Outstanding Use of Wood Award in 2011 by the Northeastern Loggers Association (NELA) for our use of manufacturing byproducts to minimize oil consumption in our Vermont facilities
  • 2011 Environmental Merit Award by the New England office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for establishing practices that minimize hazardous air pollutant emissions
  • 2009 Vermont Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence and Pollution Prevention for improvements in material formulation and electricity usage reduction