Category: Recognitions

New Mexico True Certified

Long known as “The Land of Enchantment”, New Mexico embodies a blend of tradition, culture, art, history and dramatic landscapes that defines New Mexico as uniquely different among the fifty states that make up our great country. Recent efforts by New Mexico’s tourism department to promote this unique environment to the world has resulted with the successful “New Mexico True” campaign. Companies who produce 100% of their quality products in New Mexico can apply to […]

Quality Solid Furniture vs. Planned Obsolescence

As a retiring Baby Boomer, I am increasingly frustrated by the accelerated obsolescence for various products we purchase. I remember the days when you could bring a television or small appliance to a local Mom & Pop repair shop. It was cost-effective, fast and didn’t generate waste. However, over time, small repair shops began to be replaced with national repair service in which you had to send product in for repair. It wasn’t as fast […]

Santa Fe New Mexican Business Article

Dapwood was interviewed for an article in the Santa Fe New Mexican a few months ago. The article just came out last week so thought we would share….New Mexico Furniture Maker Earns B Corporation Status Just in case the link doesn’t work, here is the PDF Dapwood Furniture Co. is very thankful to the Santa Fe New Mexican for identifying companies working to advance sustainability. Dapwood works toward this goal by making the healthiest furniture […]

Skoll Foundation Award for B-Corporations

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 […]

Business Leaders Round Table

We at Dapwood are seriously concerned about our atmospheric future.  Everyday we see examples of global climate change. The Southwest is in the middle of a major drought, the Midwest and East are being blasted by polar vortices, the South is stricken with ice storms and super storms, and the West is being hit with mud slides. We see dramatic changes occurring rapidly in a lifetime.  Luckily, we are not alone and there are facts to document these […]

Dapwood Becomes a Certified B Corporation

Today we are very happy to announce, Dapwood Furniture is now a Certified B Corporation! We are the first manufacturing company in New Mexico to have this distinction. We are all very proud of this accomplishment and hope it will inspire other businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world. B Corporations are a new kind of company which uses the power of […]

Dapwood in the News- Local IQ: Albuquerque’s Intelligent Alternative

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. 😉

Dapwood in the News- Green Fire Times

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.

Dapwood wins Small Business Recycler of the Year!

Dapwood has been named New Mexico’s 2012 Small Business Recycler! We are honored by the award and excited to see that all of our hard work is being recognized.  We also have a billboard in Albuquerque!

Dapwood to be honored at “NM Businesses Recycle” event

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 […]