The company also reduced its air conditioning needs, which cut electricity costs by ,000/month (40%) and reduced its wasted ink by training employees to mix specialty colors from existing ink stocks.
The company now recycles, among other materials, unused glass cullet, fiberglass, and scrap polyvinyl chloride.
In 2005, the Ligonier Plant recycled more than 13,000 tons of waste and saved over 0,000.
Chrome Deposit Corporation embarked on an effort to increase energy efficiency while simultaneously enhancing its responsible business practices.
By adjusting boiler settings and repairing minor gas line leakage the company reduced its natural gas consumption by 12%.