Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America’s leading wholesale suppliers and manufacturers of display, exhibit, graphic and event solutions is thrilled to announce it has been recognized for Specialty Graphics Imaging Associations’ (SGIA) 2019 Sustainable Business Award. The Sustainable Business Award spotlights companies that have implemented projects to improve employee safety and health, reduce environmental impact, or improved business efficiency. Orbus was recognized specifically for its reduced environmental impact.
“Orbus strives to reduce its impact on the environment as much as possible and invests in programs that help recycle, conserve, and protect,” said Giles Douglas, CEO and president of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, “[and] this is part of our company mission.”
In 2018, Orbus recycled and diverted 90 percent of total waste from landfills, up from 77 percent in 2017. It recycled 107,000 pounds of aluminum, 260,000 pounds of plastic, 456,000 pounds of fabric, and 742,000 pounds of cardboard, cores, and paper due to reducing, reusing, and recycling materials more effectively.
Since 2011, Orbus has consistently made its environmental impact a priority and continues to keep it at the forefront of Orbus’ mission throughout 2019. Orbus’ ISO 14001:2015 certification is a driving force behind its environmental commitment and recycling efforts.
Orbus’ supply and manufacturing facilities reside in Woodridge, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit www.orbus.com.