U.S. Green Building Council, Green Flooring Options

Past Certification and Recognition

GA DNR – Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia, 2008 
The Georgia DNR acknowledged Mannington's environmental work through their Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia Program as a Gold Level Partner accentuating accomplishments to operate more efficiently and, at the same time, help protect Georgia's precious natural resources. 

NJDEP Environmental Stewardship, 2008 
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection recognized Mannington for its exemplary efforts focusing on environmental responsibility. The Environmental Stewardship Program, developed by the NJDEP, publicly acknowledges the efforts of a few specific companies in the state whose practices routinely exceed requirements and regulations. Mannington was one of three New Jersey companies praised for their achievements at a ceremony hosted by DEP Commissioner Lisa P. Jackson. 

NJBIA Environmental Quality Award, 2005 
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association again recognized Mannington with its 2005 Award for Excellence in the environmental quality category due to our continual environmental improvement and success in accomplishing significant pollution prevention projects. 

CCNJ Chairman's Award 2005 
The Chemistry Council of New Jersey again recognized Mannington's outstanding level of safety, health, environmental performance based on our continual improvement in these critical areas.

MVP2 Award, 2004
The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable 8th Annual Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Award, for decreasing volatile organic compound and hazardous air pollutant emissions through our conversion to water-based ultra-low VOC inks.

NJDEP Environmental Excellence Award: Clean Air Category, 2004
Received from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT), and the NJ League of Municipalities for a number of clean air initiatives at our Salem printing operations including switching from solvent-based to ultra-low VOC/water-based inks.

NJDEP Environmental Protection Award, 2003
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Award for Source Waste Reduction and Resource Management, for our consistent, significant reductions in a variety of waste streams, and our innovative recycling successes.

CCNJ Chairman's Award, 1998
The Chemistry Council of New Jersey 1998 Chairman's Award of Distinction for outstanding environmental programming and the diligence required to achieve success in our programs. Mannington was CCNJ's first non-chemical manufacture to be recognized in this way.

SCUA Environmental Management Award, 1997
Environmental Management Award from the Salem County Utilities Authority, the SCUA's first-ever award for environmental management, recognized 3 years of drastic reduction in solid waste requiring off-site disposal at the county landfill.

NJBIA Excellence in Environmental Quality Award, 1997
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 1997 Award for Excellence in the Environmental Quality category for our outstanding work to preserve and enhance the quality of the natural environment in the state.

ANJR/NJRF/NJDEP Large Business Award, 1997
Large Business Award from the Association of New Jersey Recyclers in cooperation with the New Jersey Recycling Forum and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in 1997 for implementing an innovative recycling program that achieves a high recycling rate for materials and for reducing our solid waste through recycling.

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NALFA website 

US Green Building Council Website

Green Globes Website

NAHB Green Website