Spiceland, INDraper Inc., manufacturer of gymnasium equipment, projection screens, window shades, and lifts and mounts for flatscreens and video projectors, has been recognized for its environmental efforts.
(L-R) Draper Contract Manager Chris Broome, Company President John Pidgeon and Vice-President of Manufacturing Mike Broome accept the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management District 2007 Environmentalist of the Year Award from District Citizen Advisory Committee Chair Linda Tauber. Draper received the 2007 Environmentalist of the Year Award from the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management District, based in Henry County, Indiana, the location of Drapers corporate headquarters. The award cites Draper for exceptional leadership in the pursuit of environmental excellence.
The Three Rivers Citizens Advisory Committeemade up of local volunteersnominated Draper for the award based on the companys environmental stewardship, including recycling and reuse programs.
The more we learned about their green efforts, the more impressed we were with what they have accomplished, said council chairperson Donna Tauber. For example, to cut demand for virgin materials and divert waste from landfills, many of Draper's gymnasium equipment products contain a significant amount of recycled materialsome of them as much as 50 percent.
The company was also recognized for offering window shades, projection screens and gym equipment products that are GREENGUARD Children and Schools-certified for low VOC emissions, as well as shade products that are PVC-free and 100-percent recyclable
For more information on Drapers green efforts, or to contact one of the companys LEED-accredited professionals about window shades, projection screens and gym equipment, visit www.draperinc.com/go/green.