Environmental Sustainability

Tree Island Steel is committed to environmental sustainability

Tree Island Steel leads the industry in environmental stewardship and is committed to embracing sustainability in all aspects of our operations.  From the products we manufacture to our durable, reusable packaging, we continually strive to ensure the most efficient use of our resources. Our current achievements include:

  • Many of our products are manufactured from recycled steel, and any scrap generated is recycled
  • Tree Island packaged nails are supplied in recycled plastic containers that are 100% reusable and recyclable
  • Tree Island bulk and collated nails are packaged in cartons produced from recycled cardboard
  • All waste materials generated from manufacturing or packaging are recycled or reused
  • We participate in an empty wire carrier packaging retrieval program
  • Water used in the production process is treated in a sophisticated wastewater treatment plant and exceeds all environmental requirements for discharge
  • Tree Island Steel is fully committed to recycling paper documents and reducing the need for paper in offices and operations
  • Our employees maximize the use of electronic communication in an effort to reduce paper usage

Our commitment to waste management includes:

  • Recycling or reusing waste zinc
  • Actively promoting recycling both internally and to customers and suppliers
  • Sourcing and promoting products that minimize the environmental impact of both production and distribution
  • Meeting or exceeding all environmental legislation in emissions
  • Minimizing waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible
  • Reducing power usage in plant operations

Our products are suitable for use in LEED structures.