Recycling is nothing new for Elyria Foundry and Hodge Foundry. In fact, the foundry industry has been recycling long before it was trendy. From furnace heat to spent sand, the Foundries recycle everything imaginable. Over the years, these efforts have resulted in substantial energy savings, lower greenhouse gas emissions and a reduced natural resource consumption.
As the concern for the environment grows, Elyria Foundry and Hodge Foundry are taking even more steps to reduce their carbon footprint. One way they’ve done this is by developing an Environmental, Health and Safety Policy with a focus on personal ownership. This policy is an oath every team member takes seriously in their day-to-day activities. As a result, the team is proud to share its policy and recycling accomplishments from 2014: