Northwest Door Named 2008 Recycler of the Year

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Northwest Door has been named a 2008 Recycler of the Year by the Washington State Recycling Association, in recognition for their commitment to green manufacturing practices.

Northwest Door of Tacoma, Washington has been named a 2008 Recycler of the Year by the Washington State Recycling Association. Since initiating a comprehensive recycling program in April 2007, Northwest Door has reduced their plant waste by 70%, diverting over 1,200 tons of materials from the local landfill. Over 85% of solid waste materials are now recycled, including steel, tin, wood, plastics, cardboard, cans, bottles, and insulation foam. In addition to the reduction of their environmental footprint, this has resulted in a $70,000 reduction of garbage disposal costs for the company.

Northwest Door is committed to setting a positive example for recycling and sustainable business practices. Visit Northwest Door online at

Company Information:
Founded in 1946, Northwest Door has concentrated on the preferences of its customers and also met the challenges of the industry. This has resulted in a stable, growth-oriented organization committed to providing quality products and superior customer service. Today, they have more than 270 employees.

In 2006, a new 300,000 square foot manufacturing facility was completed in Fredrickson, Washington. This new technically advanced facility is also Northwest Door's Corporate Headquarters. Their size has grown to include seven distributions centers located throughout the Western United States; Spokane, Portland, San Jose, Reno, Boise, Salt Lake City and Denver.

Northwest Door manufactures sectional garage doors in steel, wood and aluminum for both residential and commercial applications. They provide their customers with the largest selection of styles, models, sizes and materials in the industry. Many standard designs are offered as well as custom built garage doors to meet architectural specifications.

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