Giving Back

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Our Social Conscience

Starting in the 1980s, Gougeon Brothers, Inc. developed a culture of giving back to make the world we live in a better place. Currently, a committee of Gougeon Brothers employees distributes 3% of profits annually to a wide variety of causes and charities.

THE PURCHASE OF OUR PRODUCTS GIVES BACK TO OUR PLANET

Entropy Resins® participates in 1% for the Planet throughout the United States and Europe. 1% for the Planet is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through membership and a commitment to contribute 1% of gross sales to environmental causes.

PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT

ONE RESIN KIT AT A TIME

The statistics below are the resources and energy saved over the lifetime of the production of our resins using our sustainable business model*.

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    TREES SAVED FROM BEING CLEAR CUT

    A well-matured forest has on average, 180 trees per acre and we were able to save almost 415 acres of forest through our sustainable practices, vital environment we will continue to work to protect!
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    PROPANE CYLINDERS

    (FOR A BACKYARD BBQ)

    OF SAVED EMMISSIONS

    We saved the equivalent emissions of over 7,000 tanks of propane, one of the fossil fuels that contribute to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere.
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    SMARTPHONE CHARGES OF SAVED ENERGY

    We were able to limit our energy consumption by a considerable amount! This in turn saves the oil and other fossil fuels that our electricity is powered by.
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    BARRELS OF OIL SAVED

    Oil has one of the highest pollutant potentials for water contamination, its extraction also threatens our arctic regions, and we were able to circumvent 31,416 Gallons of oil in our supply chain!
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    MILES* DRIVEN OF SAVED EMISSIONS

    This is in relation to the amount of CO2 saved, and equates to nearly 30 trips around Earth's circumference driven in a car, of saved emissions! *1,204,746 km
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    BOTTLES OF WATER (16OZ)* SAVED

    Water is one of our most precious resources that is easily overlooked in the production process. We made sure that it's addressed and that we limit our waste water production. *9,415,437 500ml Bottles

How we are giving back

Education
Environmental education is a critical first step to taking action. By increasing awareness and exploring the issues, we can intelligently engage in solving the environmental problems we face today.
Societal and Political Change
Change starts with us. A community of people willing to effect change through a cultural shift of prioritizing the environment in our individual, business, and political actions.
Protecting the Places We Live, Work, and Play
There is only one Mother Earth. By focusing on grassroots efforts in our community and the places we work and play, we hope to protect it for future generations.