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The MT Company
Best Practice Achievements
Our Frames are cut on CNC wood cutting machines that reduces the amount of waste and obsolescence and energy consumption.
We Installed programmable thermostats to the factory and showroom
We offer a wide selection of GreenGuard-Certified fabrics from Sunbrella and Crypton
We converted to water-based finishes
Our cushions use soy based polyurethane foam that hold a Certipur certification. Since Soybeans are a renewable resource and reduces our dependence on fossil fuels
The ticking on our cushions is a 50% polyester –50% cotton blend. It is American made and utilizes reclaimed polyester in its manufacture
All seating and padding products are in compliance California Prop 65 and California Technical Bulletin 117-2013 –meaning they contain no banned chemicals yet pass all appropriate flammability tests.
Our cushion supplier recycles every single component used in the manufacture of its cushions –including the foam, the coils, the ticking and the fiber
All components used by our supplier in the manufacture of its cushions are purchased in the USA within 150 miles of its manufacturing facility
All of our solid and laminate wood are in compliance with the Lacy Act, which forbids the importation of exotic and threatened species. Our vendors are required to trace the origin of products to ensure legal and responsible forestry practices.
All of our hardwood laminates comply with the CARB Phase II requirements (California) which ensures our products produce a very low emission level of formaldehyde
Most of our fabrics are cut on Gerber cutting machine that increases fabric yields 10-15% to reduce the amount of scrap fabric created
We employ a recycling program that includes cardboard, paper products, scrap foam, and scrap fabric
All excess wood is placed into the wood chipper to reduce our wood scrap waste by 90%
We include our Eco Story as part of our sales training documents and videos.
We are in the process of launching our new website to include our Eco Story and SFC Membership.