Environmental Sustainability

We care about the environment, people, animals, coffee, and our community. Because environmental responsibility is a passion of ours it permeates our entire business operation from manufacturing and warehouse improvements to everyday office practices. We truly live the principal of the 3R’s: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Solar Panel Installation

3,400 solar panels on our facility roof in California reduce our carbon footprint. This initiative has enabled us to provide many environmental benefits:

Environmental Benefits

An Eco-Friendly Approach to Design

We aim to reduce our environmental impact through a dedicated recycling program including:

  • Supplier Boxes
  • Office Paper
  • Post-Consumer Corrugated Material
  • Metals
  • Water in Production Testing
  • Foam Packaging Insulation
  • Copier Cartridges

Compliance Disposal Programs

To effectively manage our manufacturing waste, we participate in a specialized program that oversees:

  • Waste-Water from Compressors and other Equipment
  • Wash-Area Sludge
  • Used Oil
  • Light Bulbs
  • Oil and Coolant
  • Sand Waste from Blaster
  • Aerosol Cans Used in Production

Curtis Team Green Projects

Our associates are engaged in our environmental and social goals through a variety of green initiatives:

  • Auto-Shutdown Power and Lights
  • Energy Management System – primarily HVAC
  • Motion Sensors on Office Lighting
  • Carpooling Program
  • Public Transportation Subsidies
  • RoHS Compliance of Vendors
  • Lighting Ballast – T5 and T8 Upgrade
  • Citric Acid in Refurb Cleaning
  • Post-Consumer Recycled Paperboard
  • Waterless Urinals
  • Tankless Water Heaters for Testing
  • Sky Lights and Roof Insulation
  • Hazardous Waste Evaporator