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Green Story

Green Story

Ecological, Economical and Social Sustainability are key aspects to the Haartz “Locally Green Story”.  We are “Locally Green” to our neighbors, community and customers, enabling us to maintain a low CO2 footprint.

 

Ecological

Continuous CO2 reduction 

2015 CO2 tons per yard processed reduced by 22.5% versus year 2000 

Ongoing plantwide LED lighting initiative will reduce emissions by 740tons CO2/year 

Weight Reduction Products 

MA State Government Commendation for
reduction in toxic chemicals 

Solar Energy Consumer 

Town Water consumption reduced by 70% 

Recycling 
On-site Single Stream recycling 
TPO recycled and sold for other uses 
Recycled content reused in products 
PVC ( internally recycled) 
TPO (recycled into other products)

Low V.O.C.s 

Economic

Quality Standards

TS 16949 Quality Management System 
ISO 17025 Acredited Laboratory 
ISO 14001 Environmental 

Local Raw Materials 
Used in many products

Low Energy Processing

Community 

Good Neighbor 
Outreach to community & local officials 
Commitment to maintain environmental safety 
Education & support to local schools 
“Community Tours" for local elementary students
Truck Timing for Noise Reduction 

Employees 
Diversity & Respect of Human Rights 
Environmentally safe Workplace 
Good Morale / High Retention 
Average Service over 10 years 
Continuous Training & Education 
On-site Gym for employee fitness 
Encourage Car pooling

 

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