L&P Berwick – Berwick, PA

Leggett & Platt – Berwick, Branch 0383, is dedicated to manufacturing and supplying a wide range of carpet underlayment products. The facility has long been a recycling center for 14 types of post-consumer scrap foam, and currently diverts over 25,000 tons of scrap foam from the landfill each year. In addition to the daily recycling of post-consumer scrap foam, the branch has completed several sustainability projects in the past. These include energy-saving lighting enhancements, compressed air optimization, and enhanced dust collection systems. In 2014, the facility made the natural progression of implementing the Eco Initiative program. The following goals have been identified and initiated by the Eco Initiative Team for 2018:

  • Continue to improve and expand the recycling program
  • Installed a new AC unit, saving over 139,000 kWh a year
  • Replace two propane forklifts with electric forklifts in an attempt to reduce propane usage
  • Eliminated 100% of paper towels in restrooms
  • Eliminated 100% Styrofoam cups from the facility