Corporate Environmental Policy


 

Masland Contract is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability in all aspects of our business. We strive to continually improve our environmental performance and to constantly look for new and innovative ways to reduce our environmental impact.

Goals and Commitments

Masland Contract is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our associates and communities.

Monitor our environmental progress by conducting annual comprehensive environmental audits of each of our facilities.

Comply with applicable federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.

Include in the product development process emphasis on products utilizing recycled content and/or rapidly renewable resources.

Invest in technologies to reduce conserve energies, minimize and safely dispose of process by-products, and comply with stringent air and water quality standards.

Communicate these goals and commitments to our associates, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. These policies are on our web site at www.maslandcontract.com and will be made available upon request.

Goals and Achievements

Offset 100% of our energy usage by purchasing Green-e credits

In 2014 total energy use was offset 88% by Green-e credit. 2015 was 100% covered by Green-e purchases.

Our goal is to reduce total energy consumption per square yard of carpet manufactured by developing environmentally friendly products using environmentally friendly processes. We use our Evergreen Initiative to improve first time yields through the manufacturing processes, reducing off-quality goods and waste.

First time yields have gone from 84% in 2012 to 95% in 2015. We reduced in process re-works that were at 12% in 2012, down to 3.4% in 2015. Since 2012 Masland Contract has reduced its internal off quality by 79% with 2015 ending with a record level .34% of total square yards produced.

Masland Contract reduced its total energy cost per square yard 30.4% from 2013 to 2014 and an additional 40.0% from 2014 to 2015.

Improved Safety Incident Rate from 1.17 in 2010 to .32 in 2015.