HARTFORD, CT – Windsor Marketing Group (WMG), an innovative in-store marketing company based in Suffield, CT has been recognized by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as a GreenCircle Award recipient.
The award was presented on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the agency headquarters in Hartford.
The GreenCircle Award is presented in honor of businesses, institutions, civic organizations, and individuals that participated in an activity that benefitted the Connecticut environment.
Windsor Marketing Group was recognized for participating in several initiatives to reduce its energy and environmental footprint as part of the company’s overall commitment to running a sustainable operation.
Those initiatives included enacting changes to reduce overall energy or water usage by 15 percent, documenting and implanting a facility-wide pollution prevention plan, and implementing a manufacturing plan that eliminates or significantly reduces the quantity or toxicity of a facility’s waste stream.
In addition, WMG introduced “green pallets” to clients in an effort to reduce the consumption of wood pallets. The WMG Deep Green Skid-pallet is a hexacomb-based paper skid pallet that contains approximately 11 percent recycled materials, is Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified, and is 100 percent recyclable.
Windsor Marketing Group has a longstanding tradition of environmental stewardship that includes recycling 100 percent of waste paper, the utilization of soy-based inks and UV ink-printing technology, and the installation of a T5 lighting system with occupancy sensors throughout the building and energy efficient LED lighting in the parking lot.