Napier and the Environment
At Napier Enterprises our respect for the environment stems from a passion for the great outdoors. We are a company committed to sustainability, both in the design of our products and in the practices at our corporate offices.
What We Are Doing To Help
Eliminated the use of PVC.
In 2012 Napier removed PVC from all packaging and tents. From its manufacture to its disposal, PVC emits toxic compounds. During the manufacturing of PVC, dioxin and other persistent pollutants are emitted into the air, water and land, which present health hazards. During use, PVC products can leach toxic additives. When PVC reaches the end of its lifespan, it enters the landfill, where it leaches toxic additives or incinerated, again emitting dioxin and heavy metals. When PVC burns in accidental fires, hydrogen chloride gas and dioxin are formed.
Reusing and Reducing Carboard.
Cardboard is all around as and is used in some form every day. Each person uses approximately 700 lbs. of paper products annually, and majority of it is in the form of cardboard. Now that’s a lot of cardboard! At Napier, we believe in using recycled cardboard in all packaging. By using recycled cardboard, you create less demand for virgin wood pulp, less demand for wood pulp reduces the number of trees harvested each year.
Environmentally Friendly Corporate Culture
While the changes we have made to our packaging and products will have an impact on the world around us, we also know that implementing environmentally responsible practices in the workplace is essential too. Our practices include a recycling program, reduced lighting, reduce the use of paper by becoming paper free and use only energy star equipment.