Casella and its customer and collaborator Hypertherm of Lebanon, N.H. have been recognized for their work and innovation around industrial recycling and waste reduction by the New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR).
NHBSR and New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan presented Casella and Hypertherm with the inaugural “Partnerships for Innovation” award at NHBSR’s Spring Conference in Concord, N.H. on May 11.
Casella has been recognized by the EPA, the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry with a Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) Management.
Between 2005 and 2012, we reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 51%. In 2012 we recovered over 890,000 tons of recyclables and organics and generated enough electricity for 30,000 homes.
Casella earned top honors for the second year in a row at Cornell University's 2nd Annual Supplier Recognition Awards. The award recognizes suppliers who have performed best throughout the year in product and service quality, pricing, order fulfillment, customer satisfaction and social responsibility.
Pictured to the left are our Business Development Managers, John Gale and Elizabeth Casella with representatives from Cornell.
Natural Gas Vehicles for America Achievement Award
Casella received the prestigious NGV Achievement Award from the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation and Natural Gas Vehicles for America. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of natural gas as a vehicular fuel. Currently, 30 of our trucks run solely on CNG gas, which has displaced 400,000 gallons of diesel fuel in our fleet. Peter Vanderhoof (middle), the Project Manager for Casella's CNG in initiative, proudly accepts this award at the annual North American Natural Gas Vehicle Conference & Exposition.
Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence
Casella along with Foley Distributing and SCA, have advanced their leadership in providing consumers with resource sustainability services by teaming up and winning the Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence. The award was received in recognition of their collaborative service called the the Power of Three™, an innovative solution for businesses dedicated to participating in genuine closed loop recycling. The Power of Three is a three-step process of picking up a customer's recyclables, processing them into new materials, and then providing renewed products back to the customer in the form of new hand towels, tissue paper, and toiletry items.