|2007||Armstrong Headquarters receives LEED-EB PLATINUM CERTIFICATE. Highest certification for leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.|
|Armstrong U.S. Corporate Headquarters Building 701 has earned Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), among the nation's top 25 percent for energy efficiency and performance.|
|Green Power Partner
Armstrong is now a certified Green Power Partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By using clean, renewable wind power at this rate, it's as if we planted 149,000 trees or removed 300 automobiles from the road.
|Two Australian plants certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.|
|2006||Armstrong N. America becomes a Corporate Sponsor at the highest level of the Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF).|
|Armstrong’s two Australian manufacturing sites save in excess of 460 tones of post consumer & post industrial waste from going to land fill every year, by bringing normally discarded plastics like PVC drink bottles, HDPE plastic shopping bags & vinyl flooring off cuts, and recycling them into new vinyl floor coverings.|
|2007 Winner – Sustainable Cities Business Zero Waste Awards.|
|2006 Winner – Litter and Waster Management Finalist in Production Innovation.|
|Armstrong N. America receives Floor Score certification on all resilient flooring.
Floor Score certifies that all products comply with CA01350 for Indoor Air Quality. Contributes to LEED credit EQ.43 for low emitting materials.
|2005||Armstrong Australia Finalist, 2005 savewater! Awards (Recognizing outstanding achievement in water conservation).|
|2004||Linoleum certified European Environmental Management System.|
|'Blue Angel' German Environmental Certificate.|
|Armstrong Australia has been a member of the Green Building Council of Australia since 2004.|
|Armstrong’s Australia plants are accredited as Waste Wise facilities by Sustainability Victoria – a State Government agency
providing information and assistance on waste reduction initiatives.
2007 – Armstrong’s Australia plants was awarded the top award, Gold Certification in Waste Wise Program.
|2002||Armstrong Australia active participant in the Federal Governments Greenhouse Challenge Plus Program (member since 2002).
2005 Finalist Greenhouse Challenge Plus Award.
2007 Winner Greenhouse Challenge Plus Award.
|Armstrong Australia participates Product Stewardship Commitment to improve Environmental performance in the PVC industry.|
|2001||Nordic Environmental Certificate.|
|Gifford Pinchot Award for environmental initiatives is awarded to Wood Products for tree planting, sustainable forest conservation & environmental education.|
|1993-2001||Wood Products, between 1993 and 2001, sponsored the planting of 1,250,000 trees nationwide as part of our reforestation practices.|
|2000||Linoleum reintroduced as a key flooring category.|
|1998||Acquired Bruce and Hartco wood flooring products, which already had strong environmental initiatives in place.|
|1997||Holmsund, Sweden Certified ISO14001 Environmental Management System.
|Delmenhorst, Germany Certified ISO14001 Environmental Management System.|
|1996-1997||Beech Creek and Lancaster plants
Given Environmental Excellence Award by state of Pennsylvania for outstanding pollutant reductions.
|1990-1996||Lancaster Floor plant
Reduced generation of hazardous waste by 79%.
Environmental Excellence Award from the state of Oklahoma.
|1995||Building Products Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in recognition of energy and material utilization.|
|1992-1997||'Bright Lights' program reduced power usage by millions of kilowatts annually at all of our plant locations.|
|1993||Armstrong U.S. becomes a founding sponsor of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)|