Sustainability = Thrivability

A Proud Zero Landfill Company
Celebrating Sustainability

Our 3 Step Commitment to You:

1

Conscious Sourcing

In every decision we make for sourcing materials, we ALWAYS consider the environmental impact. Some of our most eco-friendly frames are sourced from reclaimed barnwood & made from upcycled wood fiber.

CONSCIOUS SOURCING

  • All moulding is eco-responsible whenever possible.
  • Our moulding is Made in the USA whenever possible for a reduced carbon footprint.
  • All paper in our catalog comes from sustainably managed forests.
  • We never, EVER purchase endangered species wood.
  • We upcycling! Our latest project salvages barnwood for some awesome frame choices.
  • We work with our vendors to develop innovative new packaging materials.
  • Our project DIY program offers tips and inspiration for creative ways to upcycle household items to turn them into something beautiful.

2

Conscious Waste

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! This is not just a saying to us, this is how we operate EVERYDAY. From being a ZERO LANDFILL company to every single employee's recycling practices from the the desk to saw, we are conscious in everything we do.

CONSCIOUS WASTE

  • Every single ingredient that can be recycled or upcycled, absolutely is.
  • Our "Send It Forward" project re-mails & reuses as many boxes we receive as possible.
  • We donate anything we can't recycle to schools, art programs & non-profits.
  • Our "Freecycling Center" lets employees to re-home their gently used personal items.
  • Our trash compacter & can crusher reduces trash hauls & carbon emissions.
  • All ink and toner cartridges are refilled or recycled.
  • Electronic waste is specially processed to reduce leaching.
  • Zero by-products from printing our catalogs end up in a landfill. Everything is recycled!
  • The very small amount of waste that remains is converted into energy or materials used to make concrete!

3

Conscious Consumption

We all need to use resources in our daily work lives but when we do, we can use them consciously and responsibly. From paperless payroll, to energy efficient lighting and HVAC units, to less water consumption, we are conscious in every resource we use.

CONSCIOUS CONSUMPTION

  • Increased volume purchasing & improved scheduling reduces energy waste & pollution.
  • Our HVAC units are the most energy efficient available.
  • Our roof is white to reflect heat and keep us as eco-friendly as possible.
  • We save almost 64,000 watts per year through energy efficient lighting options.
  • Every toilet is now low-water use for high efficiency.
  • We use half as much energy thanks to company-wide computer power-saving plan.
  • Paperless payroll saves 472 lbs. of landfill space.
  • Our catalog cleans the air through a state-of-the-art pollution control printing process.