DALTON—J&J Industries has been selected a winner of the 2009 Evergreen Award. Presented by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the award recognizes efforts in recycling, affirmative procurement and waste reduction. J&J provides carpet for GSA through its J+J/Invision brand.
The 2009 Evergreen Awards were presented to four businesses in the following categories: Furniture, Valley Forge Fabrics; Sports, EcoPlay Playgrounds; Furnishings, J&J, and Technologies & Electronics, Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA.
“These companies have done an outstanding job in making environmentally friendly options available to GSA client agencies and are committed to demonstrating that green products are a viable option for customers and businesses alike,” said Linda Chero, acting region- al administrator and FAS regional commissioner. “We’re honored to partner with companies that help to create a more sustainable environment and help build a greener future.”
Winners are evaluated by GSA and selected for the Evergreen Award based on the following five criteria: waste prevention, recycling, affirmative procurement, environmental preferability and model facility. J&J’s environmental initiatives are centered around EnAct, its organization-wide focus on reducing, recycling, reusing and creating a healthier, more sustainable environment. “This award is a significant acknowledgement for J&J,” said David Jolly, president and COO. “It represents the hard work and focus on sustainability our company and employees have felt passionately about for years.”
For more information on GSA, log on to gsa.gov. For more on J&J, call 706.529.2100.