Social Responsibility & the Environment
In addition to our environmentally friendly practices, we also contribute to non-profit organizations and local communities across North America that too share a passion for the great outdoors.
We have become a partner of Trees for the Future - an agroforestry resource center that works with local farmers to restore degraded lands to sustainable productivity by planting trees that not only thrive in poor soil conditions, but that also benefit the local area in a multitude of ways. They have a worldwide network of technicians, volunteers, and community leaders, which help rehabilitate environments across the globe. Napier will select different locations to plant trees on a quarterly basis.
We have also partnered with Leave No Trace. This not-for-profit organization educates others on the importance of preserving the environment by reducing our impact on nature. Through our monthly newsletters and social media, we plan to educate our current consumers on how they can protect the environment on an individual basis. We hope all our campers adopt this notion and do their best to “Leave No Trace” after they conclude each trek into the great outdoors.
For more information on both non-profit environmental organizations please visit www.treesforthefuture.org and www.lnt.org. For any donation or sponsorship inquiries please don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Napier and the Environment
At Napier Enterprises our respect for the environment stems from a passion for the great outdoors. We are a company committed to sustainability, both in the design of our products and in the practices at our corporate offices.
What We Are Doing To Help
Eliminated the use of PVC.
In 2012 Napier removed PVC from all packaging and tents. From manufacture to disposal, PVC emits toxic compounds. During the manufacturing of PVC, dioxin and other persistent pollutants are emitted into the air, water, and land which present health hazards. During use, PVC products can leach toxic additives. When PVC reaches the end of its lifespan, it enters the landfill, where it leaches toxic additives or incinerated, again emitting dioxin and heavy metals. When PVC burns in accidental fires, hydrogen chloride gas and dioxin are formed.
Reusing and Reducing Carboard.
Cardboard is all around us and is used in some form every day. Each person uses approximately 700 lbs. of paper products annually, and majority of it is in the form of cardboard. Now that’s a lot of cardboard! At Napier, we believe in using recycled cardboard in all packaging. By using recycled cardboard, you create less demand for virgin wood pulp, less demand for wood pulp reduces the number of trees harvested each year.
Environmentally Friendly Corporate Culture
While the changes we have made to our packaging and products have an impact on the world around us, we also know that implementing environmentally responsible practices in the workplace is essential too. Our practices include a recycling program, reduced lighting, and reducing the use of paper by becoming paper free and using only energy star equipment.
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