Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, one of North America's leading wholesale suppliers and manufacturers of display, exhibit, graphic and event solutions has already surpassed its yearly environmental goals and increased its recycling to almost 90% for 2018. As of mid-year, Orbus recycled 460,000lbs of cardboard, cores & paper and 135,000lbs of plastic.
Orbus' recycling efforts have dramatically reduced its total waste being sent to landfills to only 10% after finding a company to recycle its wood waste. Orbus recycles fabrics, paper, aluminum, plastics, batteries, electronics, steel, wood pallets and skids and encourages every employee to do their part. Recycle bins are placed in all common areas, at desks as possible and the largest bins reside in the warehouse. Orbus has two full time team members dedicated to physical recycling labor and several dedicated to recycling program management!
“Orbus prints over 26,000 sq. ft. of display graphics alone each day,” said Jim Concannon, Operations Manager, “That coupled with other aspects of operations; we produce a lot of recyclable items. One of Orbus' core values is to protect and preserve the environment and I am thrilled that our efforts have diverted even more from landfills in 2018.”