Tonight on NPR’s Marketplace: Certified Green Plus Taylor Companies Saves $100,000 through Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction



(January 6, 2010) Public Radio reporter Dan Bobkoff talks in depth with CEO Jeff Baldassari about how Taylor Companies has reduced its costs by $20,000 through waste reduction and $80,000 through energy conservation efforts.

Taylor Companies was the first company in Ohio to become Certified Green Plus. In 2004, Taylor Companies, the oldest US manufacturing company, also set out to clean up a brownfield in Bedford, Ohio.  Brownfields are areas of land previously used for industrial or commercials purposes which have been contaminated by pollutants, chemicals, or hazardous materials.

After spending nearly 6 million dollars on the clean up, Taylor Companies has a new facility and has made an environmental, social, and economic difference in Northeast Ohio.

Click here to see CEO Jeff Baldasarri’s Zero Waste Northeast Ohio Page. Read (or listen) to ideastream’s Dan Bobkoff indepth news report of the story: .

I am President and CEO of The Taylor Companies. Taylor is the oldest furniture manufacturer in the United States. Taylor is headquartered in Bedford, Ohio and has a second manufacturing facility in Lynwood, California, I earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Miami University and a...
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