Filtrexx International Announces 2018 Environmental Impact

Akron, Ohio (March 6, 2019) – Filtrexx International, a leading developer of Sustainable Management Practice (SMP) solutions, announced this week the statistics on how their SMP solutions impacted the environment in 2018. This included SiltSoxx™, EnviroSoxx®, GroSoxx®, compost blankets and Filtrexx Mesh applications.

  • 796,753 tons of organic waste recycled/diverted from landfills;
  • 154,174 tons of sediment prevented from going into waterways;
  • 1,660,355 tons of CO2 prevented from entering the atmosphere;
  • 353,267 cars removed from highways/roadways (equivalence to CO2 prevented).

All of these numbers increased from the 2017 environmental statistics report. Filtrexx saw an increase of 2.7% in organic waste recycled, sediment prevented from going into waterways, CO2 entering the atmosphere and cars removed from highways.

“We are extremely proud to see the growth in the direct benefit our products had on the environment year over year,” said Dr. Britt Faucette, Ph.D, CPESC, LEED AP, Director of Research, Technical and Environmental Services with Filtrexx. “Our mission and commitment to lead the industry in high performance environmentally sustainable products continues to drive our company and our teams in ways we never predicted. Knowing that our products not only protect the environment, but are also regenerative, makes Filtrexx a special organization in which to work.The only thing that makes me more excited about what we have accomplished, is what we have left to accomplish.”

While the increases may have been small, seeing an increase overall is extremely positive for Filtrexx’s impact on the environment.

“Our commitment to producing the highest performing, sustainable management practices that protect and build our shared natural capital grows with each year. I can’t wait to see what we report this time next year.”

Contact Filtrexx to learn more on calculating your own environmental impact through the use of Sustainable Management Practices at info@filtrexx.com or 877-542-7699.

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