How Watkins Reduces Waste and Makes a Positive Impact On Planet Earth

The need for companies to practice “green” manufacturing is more important than ever. Watkins has been a pioneer in natural living since 1868. Watkins continues their commitment to the environment by implementing processes that reduce waste and conserve energy.

Working together, with Watkins, we can make a positive impact on our environment!

Watkins does this by reducing wastes and strives to make a positive impact on the earth by producing a full line of plant based biodegradable home care products that are free of pollutants and a full line natural, no filler added, Herbs and Spices and All-Natural Pure Extracts.

Going beyond the natural products, Watkins adheres to a strict paper, plastic, and aluminum recycling program, utilizes biodegradable packing materials, soy-based ink in printed marketing materials, employs e-communications and encourages customers, Associates, and vendors to obtain information online instead of in printed form.

Watkins employs gravity fed filling processes, for bulk dry mixes, which allows conservation of energy normally spent to power a pneumatic or conveyor system type systems.

Going even further, Watkins uses lighter weight product packaging, reducing, BHP Free plastic bottle weight saves thousands of pounds of plastic from waste.

Watkins encourages vendors to use renewable energy, cut wastes, and use Lean business and manufacturing practices to help eliminate even more wastes while streamlining overall operations.

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