PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Labcon received the 2017 Golden Arrow Award from the California Product Stewardship Council for innovative products that incorporate the concepts of "eco-efficiency". The Golden Arrow Award showcases excellence in product stewardship, including green design, toxics reduction, packaging reduction, increased reuse, repair, re-manufacture, or convenient product take back. "CPSC is honored to award Labcon with our highest honor, the 2017 Golden Arrow Award for leadership in product stewardship to drive a circular economy," said Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of CPSC.
The California Product Stewardship Council recognizes California businesses for outstanding leadership, innovation and partnerships in product stewardship and green design. The Arrow Awards recognize innovative product stewardship programs, outstanding partnerships in product stewardship and serve to inspire organizations to integrate the principles of product stewardship.
"Labcon is proud to be recognized as an innovator in environmentally-friendly designs and innovative materials," said Jim Happ, President of Labcon while accepting the award. Labcon has focused on sustainable solutions since 1994.
About Labcon (Labcon North America) (www.labcon.com)
Labcon is the world's leading producer of low carbon laboratory disposables and was the first to market compostable plastics for laboratories. Labcon's focus on sustainable solutions for laboratories dates to 1994 with the first low carbon products. A UL-Certified ISO 9001:2008 company; Labcon North America is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area.
About CPSC (www.calpsc.org)
California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) educates both the public and private sectors about Product Stewardship and closely partners with business, jurisdictions, waste and recycling companies, manufacturers and others to promote and encourage sustainable practices and to recognize those companies who are taking a leadership role in participating in waste reduction and recycling. CPSC is located in Sacramento, California.
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SOURCE Labcon North America