Orbus Recognized as a 2019 Green Giving Partner by Matthew 25: Ministries
Orbus Exhibit and Display Group, Woodbridge, Ill., announced that it has been recognized as a 2019 Green Giving PArtner by one of its recycling partners, Matthew 25: Ministries.
The Green Giving Partner Seal is awarded to corporate partners that display a commitment toward minimizing corporate waste and supporting humanitarian aid to the needy and disaster victims in the U.S. and around the world each year.
Orbus' contributions aided Matthew 25: Ministries shipped 862 truckloads, or more than 16 million lbs., of repurposed products rescued from landfills, of aid to people in need. It also shipped almost 3 million lbs. of products distributed locally and around the world through disaster relief efforts.
Orbus' efforts totaled 108 pallets contributed, resulting directly in 99,900 people helped, $25,920 in warehouse costs savings, $7,236 in landfill costs savings and 75,600 lbs. in potential waste being repurposed. Orbus' recycling efforts as a whole have successfully diverted 90 percent of its total date from landfills in 2018, up from 77 percent in 2017.
Orbus' ISO 14001:2015 certification is a driving force behind its continued environmental commitment and recycling efforts.
Matthew 25: Ministries is a top-ranked humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Cincinnati. Mattthew 25: Ministries rescues and reuses more than 15 million lbs. of corporate discontinues, misprints, overruns, off-spec, slightly damaged, returned and past-season products each year, and redistributed them to people in desperate need throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Each year, Matthew 25: Ministries impacts the lives of more than 20 million people throughout the U.S. and around the world. More than 99 percent of Matthew 25: Ministries' cash and in-kind donations go toward programs.
For more information on Orbus Exhibit and Display Group, visit www.orbus.com.