Taking Steps to Reduce Waste in Lane County

Shelton Turnbull is committed to responsible practices across their entire supply chain. Their commitment to sustainability begins with the desire to minimize their environmental footprint in an industry that is typically not green. By utilizing a wide range of environmentally sound practices; Shelton Turnbull helps their clients to make a big impact with their printing needs while leaving a lighter footprint on the earth and a little less behind.
 
The employee-owners of Shelton Turnbull believe that every person has a role and responsibility for how their products are produced. For this reason they are committed to responsible action by engaging in the following activities companywide:
  • Training Programs to keep employees up-to-date on best practices for personal performance.
  • Promoting company conservation efforts and efficiency by offering 100% PCW and 100% recycled content paper and its benefits to clients. As well as responsibly sourcing all raw materials from FSC-certified producers.
  • Being a community leader in recycled materials by recycling 100% of unused ink and over 90% of paper waste.
  • Fostering positive relationships with local wetlands by taking stewardship of a system of wetlands in the Eugene area, as well as maintaining a bioswale for the wetlands bordering the facility.
  • Continual improvement of certifications, reporting, and operation practices related to sustainability, efficiency and energy use reduction.

On April 13th 2016, Shelton Turnbull has been awarded recertification from BRING’s RE:think Business program for taking steps to reduce waste and save resources. Additionally, they have chosen to become a EWEB 100% Greenpower business partner. “We are very proud to be leaders in sustainability within Lane County. Being “green” is not just something we do, it’s who we are.” Sarah Evans, Marketing Manager for Shelton Turnbull.

About Shelton Turnbull
For over 90 years, Shelton Turnbull has provided superior quality green solutions print services, promotional products, business services support, and fulfillment solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest. We serve community leaders within the financial, healthcare, non-profit, retail, manufacturing, retirement, and government sectors. Our services get brands out and seen! Where can print take you? For information about Shelton Turnbull or this release call Sarah Evans at 541-687-1214.

About BRING’s RE:think Business
BRING’s RE:think Business program offers Lane County businesses and organizations free, confidential advice on practical ways to minimize waste and save money. Since March 2010, the program has worked with more than 100 businesses. Since then, more than 50 businesses have received RE:think Certification for taking recommended actions to reduce waste in the workplace. For information, call 541-746-3023 or visit www.bringrecycling.org
 
About EWEB Greenpower Business Program
EWEB's Greenpower business partners voluntarily support clean, sustainable energy and encourage renewable energy projects in the local community. Businesses voluntarily dedicate ALL of their energy use to EWEB Greenpower by paying an extra penny per kilowatt-hour of consumption. For information visit www.eweb.org/greenpowerSignup.aspx