Going Green...A statement...Our commitment                           

 

ENERGY/OPERATIONS

 

  • Our lighting in the plant and office has been switched with more energy efficient fluorescent bulbs and fixtures
  • Generate hot water through our use of re-claimer in our smoke stack
  • Counter flow water in all wash boxes to reduce the amount of water consumed
  • Re-claiming of certain chemicals for re-use
  • Use selections of Dyes for less impact on Waste Treatment

 

FUEL

 

  • Use natrual gas to fire our boilers and equipment which leaves less of a carbon footprint on the environment
  • Our tractor trailer is used to reduce empty miles by making deliveries of our products and picking up dyes, chemicals, and supplies on our return trips whenever possible

 

RECYCLING

 

  • Recycle all of our used oils
  • Recycle cartons, tubes, plastic, and poly/burlap
  • Bale our rags, clips, burlap, seams, etc. to sell for recycling
  • Recycle cardboard and paper products
  • Recycle all scrap metal
  • Replace our ink-jet printers with networked laser printers which operate much more effeciently and has allowed us to gererate in-house forms and print in a one-step process
  • Provide many e-commerce solutions, to reduce and potentially eliminate unnecessary paper use

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Educate our workforce on ways to reduce unnecessary waste and utilize production time more efficiently
  • Enlist ideas from co-workers and staff in becoming more effiecient and control waste

 

 

                                                                                                             

SANTEE PRINTWORKS    •    1.877.7SANTEE (772-6833)
Corporate/ Sales: 212.997.1570 office    •    212.869.7230 fax    •    58 West 40th Street, 11th Floor    •    New York, NY 10018    
Plant Facility: 803.773.1461 office    •    803.773.0227 fax    •    19 Progress Street    •    Sumter, SC 29153