OUR SUSTAINABILITY VISION

We stand for sustainable solutions that make us better stewards of our planet and resources. Over the years, our iconic durability has resulted in fewer landfill contributions, and we are committed to extending sustainable practices across our business in the future.

OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

We hold ourselves and our suppliers to strict environmental standards. This includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, and distributing our products through environmentally sustainable and socially sensitive business practices.

PRODUCTS

Our durable products are not only sustainable but also encourage end-users to practice sustainable habits.

SUPPLY CHAIN & OPERATIONS

We are committed to manufacturing and shipping our products in the most sustainable way.

Packaging

We are always looking for new ways to reuse and recycle corrugate and minimize our contribution to landfill waste.

community engagement

We constantly seek out opportunities to educate and engage the community to promote best practices.

PRODUCTS

Our products are not only sustainable, but also encourage sustainable habits.

MADE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS

Cleaning and refuse products using sustainable materials allow facilities to make a positive impact on the environment

REDUCE OR ELIMINATE LANDFILL WASTE

Sustainable products help reduce contribution to landfills, as well as save money for facilities

ENCOURAGE RECYCLING & COMPOSTING

Solutions that encourage patrons to recycle and compost correctly, saving facilities time and money

Disposable Wet Mop

Disposable Wet Mop is constructed of up to 99% post-industrial recycled content

LumeCel™ System

LumeCel™ products are self-powered by light, eliminating the need to manufacture, use, and dispose of alkaline batteries

FreshWorks™ Produce Saver

Produce Saver keeps produce fresher longer, which helps to reduce produce landfill waste

Maximizer™ Wet Mop

Maximizer™ Microfiber Blend Mops are up to 43% recycled content, Maximizer Blend Mops up to 75%

Silhouettes

Our decorative indoor refuse line, Silhouettes, are made of up to 30% post-consumer recycled material

SUPPLY CHAIN & OPERATIONS

We are committed to manufacturing and shipping our products in the most sustainable way.

AUTOMATION

Our Winchester, VA and Cleveland, TN plants have significantly invested in automation to conserve energy and reduce resources. This investment has also created safer work environments for employees.

RECYCLING OF MATERIALS

RCP recycling stations and bins have been placed throughout our facilities to encourage employees to collect and separate recyclable materials. This has resulted in a 74% recycling rate.*

*Specifically at our Winchester, VA location

WASTE & SCRAP REDUCTION

At RCP, scrap material is recycled and reused in the manufacturing process. We ensure that the use of this material does not compromise the durability of our products.

DISTRIBUTION OF PRODUCTS

Products are shipped in the most carbon-efficient way possible, meaning transportation vehicles are always full before leaving our manufacturing and distribution sites.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

We seek out opportunities to educate and engage the community to promote best practices.

Sustainable Solutions Truck

Our Sustainable Solutions mobile showroom travels across the country to various customer facilities, distributor locations, and trade events. The truck includes products that contain recycled content, conserve resources, and encourage recycling and composting habits.

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WASTE AUDITS & SITE ASSESSMENTS

As part of the Sustainable Solutions program, RCP representatives travel nationwide, leading waste audits and site assessments with various organizations to teach them how to properly analyze their waste stream to understand their waste habits and to identify key areas for improvement.

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