Orbus Named A 2019 Green Giving Partner By Matthew 25: Ministries
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group (PPAI 428128) has been recognized as a 2019 Green Giving Partner by one of its recycling partners, Matthew 25: Ministries. The Green Giving Partner Seal is awarded to corporate partners that display a commitment to minimize corporate waste and support humanitarian aid to disadvantaged and disaster victims, both nationally and internationally. The Woodridge, Illinois, supplier’s contributions aided Matthew 25: Ministries in helping over 21 million people in 2018.
Matthew 25: Ministries is a humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. It rescues and reuses more than 15 million pounds of corporate discontinues, misprints, overruns, off-spec, slightly damaged, returned and past season products each year and redistributes them to more than 20 million people in desperate need throughout the U.S. and worldwide. In 2018, it shipped 862 truckloads, or over 16 million pounds of repurposed products rescued from landfills, to people in need, along with almost three million pounds of products distributed worldwide through disaster relief efforts.
Orbus’ efforts totaled 108 pallets contributed, resulting directly in 99,900 people helped, $25,920 in warehouse costs savings, $7,236 in landfill costs savings and 75,600 pounds in potential waste being repurposed. Orbus’ recycling efforts have successfully diverted 90 percent of its total waste from landfills in 2018, up from 77 percent in 2017. Orbus’ ISO 14001:2015 certification is a driving force behind its continued environmental commitment and recycling efforts.