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Glassworks Studio

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Glassworks Studio
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Business Description: 
Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available at many venues in almost every state. Glassworks still remains ahead of the pack by offering the most options in glass projects and the most experienced staff to help you make your fused glass masterpiece. Stacey Schlosser, owner and creator of Glassworks Studio, takes pride in bringing the glass fusing experience to both the novice hobbyist and the experienced artist. Experienced in both large and small retail settings as well as teaching, Stacey brings a balance of skills to the Glassworks setting.
Contact Person: 
Stacey Schlosser
Business Location: 
Glassworks Studio
United States
40° 47' 32.208" N, 74° 28' 36.9264" W
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Renewal Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Management and Leadership
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 
Adopted a policy of green practices through management, leadership and Sustainable Morristown  We strongly are committed in stewardship, protecting the environment, conducting our operation in an environmentally resposible manner and edcuating the community, because it is the right thing to do.  We continue to review our business practices to make better informed environmantal decisions.
Identify Sustainability Leader
Description of Action: 
Education and trained employees on the benefits of reusing every possible material. Designed projects and special workshops to reuse materials that would have otherwise been thrown away. Posted signage to alert customers as well to the need to reuse materials before taking fresh materials.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Zero Waste for glass. Scrap glass is remade into other products.
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Waste Reuse
Description of Action: 
All waste materials are used as material for other purposes. Kiln paper scraps are used for firing small beads. Glass scrap is used for teaching purposes, filling in projects, and for creating new glass nuggets. Tiny glass fragments are used to create new glass projects and salable products.
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Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
We purchased three "waste stations" with three identified spaces for sorting paper, plastic and glass, and actual trash. This side by side with picture description system has increased consumer cooperation by approximately 75%. This has increased our ability to accurately sort paper, plastic/glass/aluminum and actual landfill waste. All recyclable materials are brought weekly to the recycling center in Morristown.
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Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Replaced all of the fluorescent lighting with LED.
Renewable Energy
Description of Action: 
Switched to 100% renewable energy with Viridian beginning June 13, 2014.
Employee Commute
Description of Action: 
I moved to walking distance from my studio.
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Transportation Other
Description of Action: 
We offer reward point to all customers who visit our studio by foot, bike or mass transit. The program has just begun this summer and it is already a highly talked about initiative.
Green Building Techniques
Independent Green Buiilding
Description of Action: 
Painted entire studio with No VOC paint October 2015.
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Industry Specific Practices
Description of Action: 
Glassworks Studio has gone 90% bag free. We are no longer shipping custom printed plastic shopping bags from China. As part of our customer rewards program we are encouraging them to bring their own reusable cloth bags. This is a win win in many ways: dollars, space and the earth.
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Serve Customers with Disabilities
Description of Action: 
These groups include a variety of county ARC programs, Hunterdon Learning Center, special needs schools and camps and a variety of patients who visit us from Morristown Medical Center.
Adopt a Cause or Project in your Community
Description of Action: 
Adopted a new Policy of no free bag during pickup. Any customer that requests a bag during pickup will be required to pay for the bag and all proceeds are donated to Sustainable Morristown
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Member Since: 
Monday, September 1, 2014