Dapwood Furniture Co. is honored to be a part of the B-Corporation community that is working to be the best for the planet. B-Corporations were recently recognized by the Skoll Foundation for efforts in improving social and environmental issues. You can see a short video about B-Corporations here: 2014 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship Co-founded by longtime friends and colleagues, Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan, and Andrew Kassoy, B Lab is fueling a global movement […]
Dapwood Furniture Co. along with B-Corporation will be on the airwaves this coming Monday (4/22/13) between 12 noon at 12:30pm Mountain Time. It will be streamed live at KVSF 101.5 The Voice of Santa Fe. A link to a podcast will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
Dapwood Furniture Co. is in this week’s Local IQ “The Green Issue“. I was quoted “We’re leaving the world kind of a mess. I see momentum, but I don’t know if it’s fast enough. I think businesses need to be a driver on sustainability”. Photographers came out as well but they didn’t have enough room for it so I was cut. 😉
I had the privilege to be interviewed by Hannah Mich, my sister-in-law and the founder of AkinToGreen.com. The interview was for a blog titled “All Wood is Not Created Equal” and includes tips on purchasing quality, eco-friendly wood furniture. For the full interview and blog follow this link I also encourage you to browse the website, which includes information and useful tools on green living and environmental health.
Dapwood has an article in Green Fire Times newspaper this week! Hopefully the article is informative and explains further how Dapwood is dancing to the beat of a different drummer- something we sometimes call “Business as UN-usual”. The newspaper is here but if you want to only see the article, click here.
The “NM Businesses Recycle” campaign will be an annual program that encourages, adds value and raises awareness for businesses that do recycle and reduce their waste. Businesses that recycle and commit will be provided with media exposure, recognition and window decals. A recent partnership between the NM Green Chamber of Commerce, the NM Recycling Coalition, the NMSU Institute for Energy and the Environment and the NM Environment Department Green Zia Environmental Leadership Program– has been […]
Dapwood Furniture has been featured in Albuquerque the Magazine this month!!! It was fun to have a photo shoot and talk about our natural and healthy furniture. Dapwood in Albuquerque the Magazine- Page 1 Dapwood in Albuquerque the Magazine- Page 2
Just thought I would update what has happened with my letter to the City regarding sustainability….. After sending the letter to all City and County officials, the Solid Waste Dept and others, I received two…yes, two…whole responses. One was from a county commission’s assistant and the other was from County Commissioner Wayne Johnson. 2 replies out of 19! I know this isn’t a number one priority for elected officials but come on. In the words […]
A letter Gregg sent to local elected officials about the backwardness of the waste policy: 16 February 2012 Mayor Richard J. Berry: [email protected] City Councilors Debbie O’Malley: [email protected] Ken Sanchez: [email protected] Isaac Benton: [email protected] Brad Winter: [email protected] Dan Lewis: [email protected] Rey Garduño: [email protected] Michael Cook: [email protected] Trudy Jones: [email protected] Don Harris: [email protected] County Commissioners Art De La Cruz: [email protected] Maggie Hart Stebbins: [email protected] Wayne Johnson: [email protected] Michelle Lujan Grisham: [email protected] Michael Wiener: [email protected] Solid Waste […]
I had forgotten to post that Dapwood was in the magazine Elle Decor with our Still Waters bed frame. Unfortunately, there was so many pillows and blankets that it is hard to see the beautiful frame underneath. In any case, I thought it was a nice photo and cool to be in a great nationwide publication.