Von Drehle receives Green Seal Certification for variety of its 100% recycled towel and tissue products by meeting environmental standards for manufacturing practices, product specifications
HICKORY, North Carolina
August 7, 2012
– von Drehle Corporation has recently earned Green SealTM Certification for a variety of their 100% recycled towel and tissue products. von Drehle received this certification by meeting or exceeding the organization's rigorous environmental standards for towel and tissue products (GS-01 & GS-09).
Green Seal is widely recognized throughout North America as the leading, independent, non-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding the environment by providing environmental standards for manufacturing practices and product specifications.
von Drehle is also a Member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization committed to a sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. von Drehle supports the USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program for Existing Buildings.
In addition, von Drehle is an Ally Member and Approved Vendor of The Green Hotels Association and is an Approved Supplier on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines Supplier database.
"We've learned that reducing waste is not merely good stewardship of our environment - it makes good business sense," said Raymond von Drehle, Chairman of von Drehle Corporation. "We not only have a significant positive impact on the environment and our natural resources, but we are able to lower our manufacturing costs. This enables us to lower our costs to our valued customers. In the end, everyone benefits."