Tanglewood Appoints ‘Sustainability Czar’
Green Initiatives 2010 by Paul Rogers
April 2010 Denton, Md.– Alan, founder and president of Tanglewood Conservatories has recently appointed Paul Rogers as ‘Sustainability Czar’ in order to spearhead Tanglewood’s Green and Sustainability efforts. Rogers will focus on process and improvements that strive to make Tanglewood much more Green and efficient. Changes including upgrades to product lines and focus on building a successful and productive infrastructure.
A Structural Engineer and Draftsman by trade, Rogers will track progress of Tanglewood initiatives and promote education and participation throughout the company. Programs and incentives such as computer workstations on shop floors allowing for quick viewing and markups of digital shop- drawings, documents and photos. Car pooling, office paper recycling, breakroom recycling, literature/return recycling, product sample returns and scrap copper and aluminum recycling are only some of the many initiatives that Tanglewood has started to implement amongst team members.
Rogers and the entire team of craftsmen and designers at the Tanglewood atelier are focused on coming up with new and inovative ways to dissect and organize processes to reduce time, labor, cost and material adding value to the company and to the environment In addition the company will continue to work on developing a standardized “Sustainability Package” upgrade using new technology and product testing based on new green efficient technologies and resources including use of wood from well managed, FSC certified forests.