Community & Sustainability

SUSTAINABLY — In such a manner that, within the defined area, no resources are consumed faster than their natural replenishment, and the enclosed system can continue indefinitely without degradation of its internal resource base or the standard of living of the people and the rest of the ecosystem within it, and without contributing to the non-sustainability of ecosystems outside.

Deep Green Machine is responsible for creating, developing, promoting and implementing a corporate vision with respect to community and sustainability – looking toward: planet, people, products, processes and profit. Deep Green Machine to strategically shape business policies in support of these goals. Deep Green Machine will work tactically to provide front line leadership and complete projects such as:

DGM will encourage and inspire individuals and groups to take action and be a source of positive community change – a way to invest in the quality of life.

Monthly Weekend Tours to Youth and various Community Groups

DGM strive toward being a Zero Landfill operation by 2015 Click Here for Manufacturing without Waste at SIA

Recognize 2 individuals who spend a minimum of 50 hours per calendar year performing volunteer work. In recognition of the individuals effort, DGM make a contribution of $250 to the organization. Each Scotland County individual is eligible for one grant per calendar year. Click Here for Application

Where applicable and appropriate actively work to specify and incorporate the use of upcycled/recycled material content in products.

DGM to begin operating in the spirit of ISO 14001 – and incorporate environmental aspects into manufacturing operations and product quality standards Internally and promote the standard thru Supply Chain

Recognize 2 Scotland or Knox County Students who demonstrate a lived passion for: community, sustainability and the environment. rs. In recognition of the individuals effort, DGM make an award of $250 to that student. Each student is eligible for one award per calendar year. Click Here for Application

Partner with other Corporations and adopt as applicable their “Lessons Learned” with regard to Sustainability. Examples: or

Establish policies that ensure Suppliers do not employ children or support the use of child labor and prohibit the use of prison labor, forcibly indentured labor, bonded labor, slavery or servitude.