November 18, 2014 – Aaron Industries is proud to announce that it has been awarded third-party certification from GreenCircle Certified, LLC, verifying the Recycled Content of its Post-Consumer and Post-Industrial blends of Polypropylene, Polystyrene and Polyethylene. GreenCircle Certified, LLC (GreenCircle) is the leading provider of third-party certification of environmental claims.
“We take pride in having delivered high quality recycled materials to our customers for years,” says Bob Tocci, Senior Vice President of Aaron Industries. “GreenCircle certification provides an added layer of trust and transparency to our recycled content claims and allows us to continue offering the level of quality, sustainable materials our clients expect.”
The recent certification has quantified and validated the recycled content of 19 of Aaron Industries’ thermoplastic custom compounds and resins. Through third-party certification, Aaron industries bolsters its position as a leader in recycled plastic innovation and one of the largest resin compounders in the Northeast. By meeting GreenCircle’s rigorous certification standards, Aaron Industries demonstrates that it is capable of, and consistently produces, a product that is in compliance with their recycled content claims.
“As a supplier of primary materials, Aaron Industries plays a large role in sustainable production,” says Annie Bevan, GreenCircle’s Certification and Operations Manager. “Aaron’s recycled compounds and resins enable their customers to create more sustainable products, providing significant value throughout the supply chain.”
Recycling operations such as the ones found at Aaron Industries are reducing the need for virgin materials and reducing overall environmental impacts. As consumers become more informed, there is an increasing demand for sustainability and integrity from material suppliers like Aaron Industries. Third-party certification of sustainability claims is essential in maintaining credibility and meeting consumer demands.