Gracious Living Innovations Green Initiative

At Gracious Living Innovations (GLI), we are committed to being an environmentally responsible manufacturer, customer, vendor, neighbor and employer. We will grow our business and our customers businesses through environmentally sustainable technology and practices. We will strive to ensure a future for ourselves, our children and all future generations.

GLI's Green Vision is to design and manage our products and operations using accepted standards and protocols to reduce our company's impact on the environment. We will also protect and conserve resources by striving for energy and fiscal savings through superior design and efficient manufacturing techniques. Finally, Gracious Living encourages participation amongst employees, customers and vendors with the goal of a cleaner workplace and environment for us all.

Some facts about our operations:

  • Our facility has recently been awarded a Level 3 BOMA BESt Certification. BOMA BESt is the Canadian industry standard for commercial building sustainability certification, which is based on the internationally recognized and accepted Green Globes™ environmental assessment platform. For more information on BOMA BESt Certification click here
  • Our facilities produce zero emissions and recycle all water used in the manufacturing process.
  • All plastic scrap produced in our manufacturing process is recaptured and reprocessed.
  • We have undergone independent energy audits to ensure our facilities are energy efficient. Many recognized energy saving initiatives were implemented such as low voltage lighting, an aggressive maintenance program for our equipment, programmable controls for lighting, heating and cooling.

Some facts about our products:

  • Many of our products contain a blend of both virgin and reprocessed material. The reprocessed material used in our processes ensures that the material is diverted from landfills.
  • Our proprietary wood replacement technology used in hot tub cladding, window fashions, decking, railing and outdoor furniture & accessories offers alternatives to chemically treated woods like pine and cedar, and never requires hazardous painting, staining or sealing.
  • Many of our products can be reprocessed or recycled at the end of their useful lives.