"Since 2008, their [Bishop] Balsam Lake facility has reduced hazardous waste by 54%, made significant reductions in energy and natural gas consumption, and instituted extensive recycling of various materials …" -- Wisconsin DNR, Green Tier
Bishop Fixture + Millwork is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through more sustainable processes, materials, and eco-friendly displays + services.
- Over 90% of material byproducts are recycled
- All wood waste is recycled for use by local dairy farms
- Wood and metal powder coating provides low-VOC alternatives of finishing
- Automated finishing equipment improves efficiency & reduces overspray
- Paint booth filtration management reduces waste
- Energy monitoring & management systems reduce heat and energy loss
- Energy audits help us fine tune our energy conservation efforts
Bishop's certified wood materials and low emitting paints/adhesives reduce the environmental impact and increase the air quality of your store environment.
- FSC® Certified Wood Products
- All Wood & Veneers are CARB I & II Certified
- Reclaimed Wood Materials Available
- Regionally Harvested Materials Available
- Water Base Paints - Bishop's water base paints reduce VOC's by up to 62% compared to lacquers and contain no Hazardous Air Pollutants.
- Powder Coating
- GREENGUARD Certified Adhesives
FSC® Certification by the Rainforest Alliance
Bishop is Forest Stewardship CouncilTM Certified by the Rainforest Alliance for Chain of Custody FSC® C111650. Wood from Forest Stewardship Council Certified forests is responsibly harvested to benefit communities, wildlife and the environment. To learn more visit the Rainforest Alliance.
Bishop’s Sustainable Initiatives
Bishop has sought support from local and national environmental organizations as well as its vendors. With their help, we are increasing efficiencies, reducing waste, and offering our clients greener fixtures and healthier environments. For more information on available programs please visit the following organizations:
- Midwest Hardwoods
- FSC certified by the Rainforest Alliance
- DNR Tier 1 Certification
- Wisconsin's Focus on Energy Program
- Store Display + Kiosk Refurbishment