Our Environmental Promise
As a leading manufacturer of high-quality wood cabinets, Arbor Mills recognizes the importance of protecting the environment and using resources responsibly. We are committed to good environmental stewardship in our dealings with customers, employees, the government and our community. To that end, we continue to systematically reduce our environmental footprint and to provide products and services that enable our customers to reduce the environmental impact of the buildings they create.
Our Environmental Stewardship Certification
Think Globally, Act Locally
We all can focus on the health of the entire planet by taking action in our own communities. Long before federal and state agencies began enforcing environmental laws, individuals were coming together in grassroots efforts to protect habitats and the organisms that depend on them. Our collective local efforts support and drive global organizations that teach and advocate our philosophy around the world.
The Highest Level of Quality Assurance
Established in 1993 as a response to concerns about global deforestation, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an independent, nongovernmental not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Represented in more than 50 countries around the world, FSC is supported by environmental organizations and social groups equally.
The FSC certification system provides internationally recognized standards, trademark assurance and accreditation services to companies, organizations and communities practicing responsible forestry.
The FSC label provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment as well as provide ongoing business value.
Choosing products from FSC-certified forests supports the conservation of forests and wildlife and helps people lead better lives.
Our woodworking is certified by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP), the only environmental certification program that specifically focuses on kitchen and bath cabinets.
Certification is awarded based on compliance in five categories, with eighteen different criteria in the areas of air quality, product resource management, process resource management, environmental stewardship and community relations. It recognizes our commitment to ensuring the responsible use of natural resources through sound environmental management and sustainable practices.
ESP-certification is validated by the American National Standards Institute their Green Building Standard™ applies ESP as the benchmark for green cabinets.
When you buy ESP-certified cabinets, you can be confident that you are making the right choice for the environment and for your family. You can take comfort in the fact that the manufacturer of your cabinets is committed to environmental stewardship and that you are doing your part to build an environmentally friendly home.