A special congratulation is due to long time New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry Member Earth Friendly Products for its outstanding commitment to sustainability.  Earth Friendly Products, the New Jersey based environmentally friendly cleaning products company was recently awarded two New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) Awards for Excellence and has simultaneously achieved a series of major sustainability milestones. Earth Friendly Products serves as a role model for business across the state of New Jersey. 

The NJBIA Awards for Excellence honor business achievements in four categories; Business Success, Community Service, Environmental Quality and Outstanding Employer.  Earth Friendly Products is the only company this year to win awards in two categories, one for Environmental Quality and one for Outstanding Employer. 

The NJBIA noted that "through recycling, Earth Friendly Products has reduced overall waste by 95 percent even as it increased business by 57 percent. Earth Friendly Products has also eliminated more than 49 million metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution through the purchase of green power from renewable energy sources." Additionally, Earth Friendly Products was "selected in the Outstanding Employer category because it provides financial incentives to employees who purchase eco-friendly cars, relocate within 10 miles of their workplace, or install solar panels on their homes. Earth Friendly Products also gave away new juicers to all employees and extended the amount of time offered for family leave for new mothers and fathers. The company’s family-friendly policies have significantly reduced absenteeism and lowered its insurance premiums."  Read the full article, NJBIA Honors 13 NJ Companies with Awards for Excellence

In addition to being honored by the NJBIA, Earth Friendly Products recently announced a series of unprecedented environmental accomplishments. The family-owned and operated business has achieved carbon neutrality, water neutrality and earned USZWBC Zero Waste Platinum certification.  A first for any manufacturing company. These achievements are the product of years of actively greening its facilities and prioritizing efficiency.  Check out the full article to learn more about these accomplishments, Green Products Maker Earth Friendly Products Achieves Major Sustainability Milestone.  Earth Friendly Products was also awarded the 2015 EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year, having over 40 different products achieving the Safer Choice label.