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National Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies standard

Comfort Research, a global leader of alternative seating solutions, has been named among the 2016 National and Michigan’s Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies®. Awarded by the National Association of Business Resources, the honor recognizes Comfort Research for its leadership and innovation in green and sustainable practices. West Mich.-based Comfort Research, a global leader of alternative seating solutions, has been named among the 2016 National and Michigan’s Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies(R) for its leadership and innovation in green and sustainable practices. “Since its inception, Comfort Research has strived to find a greener, more sustainable way to do business,” said Chip George, co- founder and CEO of Comfort Research. “Much of the credit for this honor lies with our inventive staff and ...

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Grand Rapids Plant Zero Landfill Certified standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comfort Research becomes Zero Landfill in an effort to become Zero Waste Certified by 2015 Comfort Research, a Grand Rapids Michigan based manufacturer of furniture and soft seating has achieved their sustainability goal for 2014 to be Zero Landfill. This accomplishment is a direct effect of diligent recycling efforts, lunchroom and bathroom composting programs and a reduction of waste program in which materials are sent to an incinerator to be converted into electricity. So far because of Comfort Research’s sustainability efforts, 198,840 lbs. (99.42 tons) have been saved from the landfill and 52,195.50 KWH of electricity created from un-recyclable materials at the Grand Rapids Facility alone. CR’s second facility in Lewisburg, TN has recently begun the Zero ...

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TN Plant Zero Landfill Certified standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comfort Research becomes Zero Landfill in an effort to become Zero Waste Certified by 2015 Comfort Research, a Grand Rapids Michigan based manufacturer announced today that its facility in Lewisburg, TN has reached its goal of Landfill Free. This effort has been achieved by utilizing advanced recycling efforts and diversion of waste from landfills through the use of a waste to energy facility. This Covanta Waste to Energy facility utilizes an incinerator to generate energy and is located in Huntsville Alabama. The Comfort Research manufacturing facility is estimating the generation of 57,645 KWH of electricity through its method of handling manufacturing non-recyclables. However more importantly, an estimated 1,098 cubic yards of landfill space will not be necessary ...

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