"At Milliken, sustainability goes beyond the carpet itself. It encompasses a higher level of environmental stewardship with a complete approach to sustainability - from the quality of manufacturing practices, environmental and safety policies, and ethical standards to the environmental and health aspects of product components, longevity, and renewability."
- Philip Ivey, strategic sustainability leader for the Milliken global floor covering division
Did you know that the Milliken family of companies is a certified carbon-negative manufacturer by the Leonardo Academy Cleaner and Greener Program? This allows Milliken to offer carbon-neutral floor covering solutions to end users that desire to lessen their carbon footprint.
This carbon-negative certification means that we capture and offset more carbon dioxide than our global operations emit. We have achieved this status through a deliberate combination of rigorous business practices, which include:
- Reducing emissions through an energy management system that includes energy audits and conservation
- Offsetting emissions through the use of renewable energy, including harvested methane from the LaGrange, Georgia landfill and a company-owned hydroelectric plant in South Carolina
- Capturing carbon dioxide through the sustainable management of more than 130,000 acres of trees in Milliken forests
Providing carbon-neutral floor covering solutions is one of the many ways that we strive to 'Do Good' for the world. Click here
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