By Greentech Lead Team: Innovive has
been recognized by the California 2011 Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP)
for the company’s commitment to recycling and waste reduction. WRAP honors
California businesses for significant achievements in landfill waste diversion.
2012 winners included Amgen, Apple,
Genentech, Cisco Systems, Intel and Hewlett Packard.
In the course of implementing its
material consumption and waste reduction program, the company redesigned the
manufacturing process at its San Diego manufacturing facility. This process
optimization resulted in a 50 percent reduction in both materials consumed and
Innovive has also initiated a
closed-loop recycling service program, offering customers a convenient solution
for used material and assuming full responsibility for its product at every
stage of the production cycle. Used materials are collected directly from
customer sites and returned to Innovive’s recycling facility for
composting and recycling.
The company has diverted 56,800 lbs.
of plastic from landfills and 91,200 lbs. of soiled materials have been
composted at the local municipal facility.