Orbus Recycles 90 percent of Waste, Environmental Goals Surpassed

Woodridge, IL - November 15, 2018: Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America's leading wholesale suppliers and manufacturers of display, exhibit, graphic and event solutions has already surpassed its yearly environmental goals and increased its recycling to almost 90% for 2018. As of mid-year, Orbus recycled 460,000lbs of cardboard, cores & paper and 135,000lbs of plastic.

orbus surpasses recycling goals Orbus Allocates two full dock bays for recycling sorting & distribution.

Orbus' recycling efforts have dramatically reduced its total waste being sent to landfills to only 10% after finding a company to recycle its wood waste. Orbus recycles fabrics, paper, aluminum, plastics, batteries, electronics, steel, wood pallets and skids and encourages every employee to do their part. Recycle bins are placed in all common areas, at desks as possible and the largest bins reside in the warehouse. Orbus has two full time team members dedicated to physical recycling labor and several dedicated to recycling program management!

“Orbus prints over 26,000 sq. ft. of display graphics alone each day,” said Jim Concannon, Operations Manager, “that coupled with other aspects of operations; we produce a lot of recyclable items. One of Orbus' core values is to protect and preserve the environment and I am thrilled that our efforts have diverted even more from landfills in 2018.”

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About Orbus

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group is a market-leading, privately owned group of companies that specialize in the manufacture and trade only supply of portable modular and custom modular exhibit and display products, graphics and solutions. Companies and brands within the group include The Exhibitors' Handbook®, The Promo Handbook, Nimlok®, and SignPro Systems®.

Orbus is a proud member of the ISA, SGIA, ASI, PPAI, UPIC, SAGE and EDPA; the company boasts G7 Master IDEAlliance certification and is registered to ISO 9001:2015 for the highest manufacturing quality standards and ISO 14001:2015 for its environmental management system and “green” efforts.

Orbus' supply and manufacturing facilities reside in Woodridge, IL and Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit www.orbus.com.