L&P Tracy – Tracy, CA

Leggett & Platt’s Tracy facility (Branch 6014) became Eco Initiative-registered in April 2015. They are located in Tracy, California, and manufacture high-performance carpet cushion out of post-consumer and post-industrial materials from all over the world. The Tracy facility is responsible for diverting millions of pounds of materials from the landfill every year.

Examples of eco-friendly projects at the facility include:

  • Landfill reduction – In 2014, L&P Tracy reduced waste sent to the landfill by 126 tons by recycling:
    • Aluminum cans
    • Plastic and glass bottles
    • Paper
    • Batteries
    • Ink cartridges
    • Cardboard
    • Metal
    • Shrink wrap
  • To reduce paper sent to landfill in 2017:
    • Paper reduction on plant floor by going electronic for work instructions
    • Reduce amount of paper going into trash by increasing employee awareness
  • Reduce electricity usage in 2017:
    • Continue the installation of LED lighting inside warehouse and plant
  • Social Responsibility
    • Many volunteers from the facility participate in the Clean Up Tracy community event to gather trash from the surrounding area