V-Gard® GREEN hard hat made from sugarcane reduces environmental impact
EDMONTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - CenturyVallen, a national supplier of
safety and industrial MRO products and services is excited to announce
that it is now selling the world's first "green" protective hard hat
manufactured from sugarcane.
"It is our responsibility as a supplier and as a good corporate citizen
to carry and distribute products and services that are beneficial to
the environment," said Rod Smith, vice president, Sales and Marketing,
CenturyVallen. "The new V-Gard® GREEN hard hat is a perfect example of such a product, and we are proud
to distribute it."
Unlike conventional hard hats manufactured from high-density
polyethylene (HDPE) sourced from petrochemicals, the V-Gard GREEN hard
hat from MSA is manufactured using "green" HDPE (GHDPE) sourced from
Through the natural process of photosynthesis, sugarcane cultivation
captures CO2 from the atmosphere, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions. For
every ton of GHDPE produced, 2.5 tons of carbon dioxide are captured
from the atmosphere.
The V-Gard® GREEN hard hat is now available at CenturyVallen. For more information
about the hard hat or about CenturyVallen, please visit www.centuryvallen.com.
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VP Sales and Marketing