ENVIRONMENTAL
Corporate Responsibility Policy

As a responsible corporate citizen, Koroseal Interior Products is dedicated to protecting human health, natural resources, and the global environment. This commitment extends beyond compliance with the law to encompass integration of sound environmental practices into our business decisions.

Manufacturing: Koroseal Interior Products' manufacturing facilities continuously pursue methods to further reduce operating emissions, recycle all waste material, and use the safest raw materials with the least environmental impact.

Personnel: Every Koroseal Interior Products employee receives sustainability training annually pertinent to his/her job responsibility.

Product: Koroseal Interior Products will supply products that promote sustainability. This includes supplying products that are low-emitting, contain recycled material, require low energy to produce, and are easily maintained.

MANUFACTURING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Ohio Governor's Pollution Protection Award for the Marietta plant
  • Plant emissions so low, the Marietta plant does not require a Title V Permit under the Clean Air Act
  • Pioneered the conversion to water-based inks, eliminating all solvents in printing processes
  • Recycle printing inks
  • First in the industry to eliminate cadmium-based stabilizers; no heavy metals in wallcoverings
  • First wall protection company to provide a product Reclamation Program for customers
  • Unequalled Wallcovering Reclamation Program (see below for details)
  • Koroseal Interior Products is a net importer of scrap

BUILDING RATING SYSTEMS

Several Koroseal products can contribute to a building achieving LEED® credits
  • Building Reuse
  • Construction Waste Management
  • Recycled Content
  • Regional Materials (Commercial Interiors)
  • Rapidly Renewable Materials
  • Forest Stewardship Council Certified Wood
  • Low-Emitting Adhesives and Sealants
  • Low-Emitting Paints and Coatings
  • Low-Emitting Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products
  • Low-Emitting Materials (Schools, Retail and Healthcare)
  • First wallcovering manufacturer to be listed on the CHPS Low-Emitting Materials Table
CalGreen
  • Construction Waste Management
  • Finished Material Pollution Control
  • Acoustic Control
  • Recycled Content

PRODUCT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Low-emitting wallcoverings
  • Meet California Indoor Air Quality Specification Section 01350
  • Variety of alternative wallcovering constructions available
  • Breathable wallcoverings that reduce the potential for mold and mildew growth
  • MEA-approved wallcoverings
  • CE Declaration of Conformity
  • Wallcoverings with recycled content

COMMERCIAL WALLCOVERING

KOROSEAL's Commercial Wallcoverings provide very long service life and require only minimal maintenance with mild cleaners.
  • LEED MR 2, Construction Waste Management: KOROSEAL Commercial Wallcoverings can be recycled through the KOROSEAL Wallcovering Reclamation Program
  • LEED MR 5.1 (CI), Regional Materials: KOROSEAL's Commercial Wallcoverings can contribute to a building achieving this credit if the building is located within 500 miles of the manufacturing facility in Marietta,Ohio or Louisville, Kentucky, depending on the product
  • LEED EQ 4 (Schools, Retail, Healthcare), Low-Emitting Materials: The majority of KOROSEAL's Commercial Wallcoverings meet California Indoor Air Quality Specification 01350
  • Contains Early Warning Effect® formulation
  • Printed with water-based inks
  • Can be made breathable, achieving an average permeability rating of 10, reducing the potential for mold and mildew growth
Environmental Media & Reference Documents
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