MIDDLEBURY, IN. – With one year left in the EcoAdvantage sustainability program, Jayco Inc. is making strides in meeting its aggressive company-wide goals. To help promote Earth Day, the RV manufacturer is announcing its 2013 results from the EcoAdvantage program, which outlines a number of ways to build better RVs using fewer or renewable natural resources.

Through combined efforts between employees, suppliers and community partners, Jayco Inc.’s three operating divisions — Jayco, Starcraft and Entegra Coach — recycled 1,284 tons of wood, 13,221 tons of scrap metal and 1,801 tons of cardboard and paper in 2013. These efforts helped Jayco, Inc. conserve: 

Since the program’s launch in 2011, Jayco has met or is close to meeting a number of long-term goals:

 Wilbur Bontrager, Jayco Chairman of the Board, said, “We began this program several years ago to protect the environment where families use our products. It only makes sense that we should strive to be good stewards of the environment,” he said. “We are committed to meeting our goals and continuing the EcoAdvantage program so that families can continue to enjoy the great outdoors for generations to come.”

Details on goals and completion can be found at http://ecoadvantage.jayco.com.

 About Jayco Inc.:

Jayco, Inc., is the largest privately held manufacturer of recreation vehicles in the world.  The company manufactures and markets towable and motorized RVs through its Jayco, Starcraft and Entegra Coach divisions. For more information about Jayco or its products, call 1-800-RV-JAYCO, or write Jayco, Inc., PO Box 460, Middlebury, IN 46540.

Posted on April 01, 2014

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