Sustainable Practices

 

 

We are designers and master craftsmen of sustainably-harvested hardwood furniture, and we operate in a way that contributes to our community and environment.  Below are just a few of the ways that we demonstrate our commitment.

  • We are proud to be a Certified B CorporationTM. B Corporations are a new kind of company which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
  • We were listed on the B Corp Best for the Environment List for 2013 and 2014.
  • All saw dust is recycled and turned into wood briquettes on site.
  • The furniture we make is heirloom quality and guaranteed for life.
  • In 2010 we were awarded the Build Local Alliance Company of the year in their Build Local Challenge.
  • We are the recipient of the 100 Best Green Companies to work for in 2009 & 2010 by Oregon Business Magazine
  • In 2009 we were the recipient of the National Green Purchaser Award by the EPA.
  • Our facility runs on wind power and we use Smart Energy to reduce greenhouse gases.
  • We support Friends of Trees and received an award from them in 2009.
  • We are the recipient of City of Portland’s Blueworks award for recycling.
  • In 2011 we donated over 8% of our profits to charities.
  • Our Delivery truck runs on Biofuel.
  • We have reduced our landfill amount by 50% via donations of scrap wood.
  • We use High Efficiency Lighting in our Shop.
  • Our office uses Recycled Paper Products.
  • We are members of the Arbor Day Foundation.