Orchard Park, N.Y.-based Curbell Plastics Inc. recently received an Environmental Excellence Award by the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD). Curbell Plastics was cited in the “Most Improved” category for its continued dedication to environmentally responsible practices.

“Our commitment to sustainability has helped us significantly reduce waste, consumption and operating cost, whether it is in encouraging our employees to reduce their use of paper, partnering with neighboring businesses to create stronger recycling programs, or investing in energy saving systems,” says Mark Shriver, director of safety and environmental affairs. “Our efforts prove that these practices are not only good for the environment, but also good for our company and our bottom line.”