Carrollton Presents Environmental Distinction Awards; Marks 10 Years of Program
Carrollton, Texas – The City of Carrollton Environmental Services Department marked the tenth year of its environmental recognition program at the December 4, 2012 City Council Meeting. Fourteen industries were recognized for consistent compliance with industrial pretreatment regulations for a full year, and BeautiControl was given the Environmental Distinction Award for stepping up its pollution prevention and environmental sustainability initiatives.
BeautiControl receives Carrollton's 2011-2012Environmental Distinction Award
BEAUTICONTROL manufactures and distributes cosmetics and beauty products. Their commitment to environmental excellence is demonstrated within their operations, behavior, and environmental performance record. This year, BeautiControl fully implemented an Environmental Management System and earned an ISO 14001 registration. In 2011 BeautiControl recycled 99.69% of their generated wastes, and reduced their annual water usage by 504,000 gallons.
The recipients of the Environmental Distinction Award are selected by a committee comprised of Environmental Services staff and a City Council representative. As the only awards program in the Metroplex where City Council is involved and where the award recipients are recognized in a public meeting, Carrollton City Council shows their commitment to actively encouraging industry partners towards environmental quality and sustainability. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality acknowledges this award as a noteworthy program that recognizes industries for their continued compliance and provides incentives for sustaining environmental excellence.
The following companies have been consistently compliant in meeting the requirements of the Industrial Pretreatment Program for the 2011-2012 Pretreatment year: Advent Cleaning Technologies, BeautiControl, Century Products, Electroplate Circuitry, Environmentally Friendly Coaters, General Aluminum, Gerdau AmeriSteel, Halliburton, Image Industries, International Paper, Quality Powder Coating, Ruskin Rooftop Systems, and Sara Lee Refrigerated Products.
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