The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) announces Sustaining VirginiaTM, a recognition program for manufacturers in support of their sustainable business practices in the Commonwealth of Virginia. To learn more about the manufacturing industry of Virginia check out the video, Made In Virginia, at the bottom of this page.

Sustaining VirginiaTM is focused on creating a more sustainable future and a greener Virginia, while simultaneously rewarding and celebrating the businesses that make these prospects possible. The program is designed to provide tools and resources the businesses can use to align with Virginia’s green goals as well as a serve as a platform for businesses to exhibit and obtaining recognition for sustainable achievements. To participate, manufacturers can submit an online assessment highlighting their individual efforts to protect the environment and contribute to a higher quality of life for residents in their local operating communities. Recognition will be provided at three achievement levels for accomplishments that go beyond compliance.

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Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) for desk lamps and overhead lighting. Since CFLs use about one-fourth the energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent, you will significantly reduce your energy usage and cost.
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