Batavia – Batavia, IL

Branch 0N09 Leggett & Platt is a small satellite branch and part of the central division. The operation includes manufacturing and sales for the bedding industry. Batavia manufactures semi-flex and wood foundations. The facility is currently in the final stage to become registered as an Eco Initiative mini-certified facility.

The following goals are in place for 2017:

  • Landfill Reduction
    • Reduce waste going to landfill 1-2% by December 2017
    • Find more ways to recycle
    • Track yards per pickup
      • Implemented recycling for ink cartridges through HP and Epsom
      • Implemented additional plastic and cardboard recycling for employee frozen dinner packages
      • Added an additional paper recycling station for colored paper (already recycled white paper)
  • Energy Use Reduction
    • Reduce energy use 3-5% by August 2017
    • Track kWh on monthly bills
      • Install environmentally responsible fluorescent tube lighting throughout the plant
      • Insulate the office areas
  • Current Recycling Efforts
    • Cardboard
    • Colored Paper
    • Ladders
    • Pallets
    • Boxsprings
    • White Paper
    • Plastic
    • Racks
    • Wood