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Monte Design Group
Best Practice Achievements
2020/2021: We continue to review our efficiencies as related to energy consumption and material waste.
We have replaced all warehouse lighting with the most current efficient LED lighting.
Automated heating and air conditioning to be reduced when the building is not occupied.
2018: We have a dedicated electric car charger and use that car for local sales and deliveries
2018: We have motion lighting to ensure energy is not used when there are no people coming/going from certain areas
2016: Our new warehouse will have a dedicated parking spot for electrically powered vehicles.
2013: Operate with a higher percentage of our lights off during working hours. Increase a system of recycling (already in place)
2021: We have applied for Greenguard Gold Certification.
2018: We've increased our selection of products containing GOLS certified organic latex. We now offer mattresses, gliders, and rocking chairs
2018: We've increased our selection of cotton/linen and wool fabrics
2018: We've replaced several Styrofoam packaging materials with recycled cardboard materials
2016: We've increased our non-polyurethane offering to select stores, thus increasing our natural organic latex options. It is now available on additional products. Our regular polyurethane foam products continue to be locally produced and completely free of flame retardants. We've expanded our fabric offering to include 100% natural and untreated linen
2013: Rather than using polyurethane foam for a percentage of our applications, we are taking steps to replace it with pure organic latex foam.
2021: We continue to educate our customers on the importance of purchasing a sustainably made product. This will be through email campaigns, as well as all of our social media platforms and website.
2018: We've developed a blog on our website dedicated to increasing transparency in manufacturing and educating customers on the safety of materials.
2016: We will continue to improve where we can.
2013: Attending seminars on understanding and promoting sustainability. Also apply pressure on suppliers to offer additional sustainable options.