Spokane, WA, May 10, 2011 – The Association of Washington Business today honored CAF Environmental Solutions for environmental innovation, initiative and sustainability. The 2011 Environmental Excellence Awards were presented at a luncheon held in conjunction with the association’
CAF is the leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly and safe outdoor cleaning products. CAF fol¬lows key LEED® principles and provides cost savings, utilizing green technologies. Its products are used at more than 7,500 locations throughout the United States and abroad, including many Fortune 500 companies. In 2010, the company’s customers collectively utilized CAF products to reduce overall carbon dioxide emissions from transportation by 4,228 tons, eliminated the need for 48,552 plastic jugs and conserved 12,138 gallons of crude oil by using CAF’s FRIGO® winter additive and conserved more than 11,386,000 gallons of water by eliminating pressure washing with CAF’s eXIMO® waterless concrete cleaner. CAF continues to develop new products that are effective without harming the environment.
“Whether it’s organic farming, recycling or educating the public about best environmental practices, the companies we celebrate today have become industry leaders for finding innovative, sustainable solutions to ongoing challenges,”
AWB’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize companies for exemplary innovations and achievements in environmental protection, conservation and compliance. The awards showcase companies that act to create a better environment, manufacture products that increase environmental quality, conserve resources, and establish processes that improve the environment, including education and business operations.
"We applaud the AWB for increasing awareness toward our environment and we are truly honored to be selected for this award" said Mike Zahajko, CAF President. "Our customers are the leaders of their respective industries, and are setting the bar for environmentally conscious operations."
A panel of AWB members reviewed nominations based on a variety of factors, including unique and innovative environmental solutions and tangible economic and environmental benefits. CAF was selected for the "Green Enterprise & Technology" category for their dedication to providing green cleaning products.
About the Association of Washington Business:
Formed in 1904, the Association of Washington Business is Washington’s oldest and largest statewide business association, and includes more than 7,400 members representing 650,000 employees. AWB serves as both the state’s chamber of commerce and the manufacturing and technology association. While its membership includes major employers like Boeing, Microsoft and Weyerhaeuser, 90 percent of AWB members employ fewer than 100 people. More than half of AWB’s members employ fewer than 10. For more about AWB, visit www.awb.org.
About CAF Environmental Solutions:
CAF Environmental Solutions, headquartered in Maple Valley, Washington, is the leading manufacturer of environmental friendly and safe products for use in outdoor cleaning. True to its motto: Clean GREEN Smart®, CAF supplies a complete outdoor cleaning program to improve operational safety; while providing a ‘systematic’
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CAF Environmental Solutions is the leading manufacturer of outdoor cleaning products. CAF supplies a complete outdoor cleaning program that are specifically suited for the toughest outdoor cleaning challenges.