Bethlehem, PA – July 24, 2009 – Just Born, Inc. is honored to announce that it has received a PA 2009 Waste Watchers Award in recognition of the company’s recycling program, which has developed and grown in sophistication far surpassing the mandated criteria required by the community.
The award is presented by the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP), Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association (PWIA) and the Keystone Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (Keystone SWANA).It is given to recycling, waste reduction, reuse and composting programs in Pennsylvania that have exhibited exemplary performance. The award presentation will be on July 29 at the 2009 PROP Conference in Scranton, PA.
Just Born has received this award for the last three years. The company promotes recycling and conservation efforts through an internal Green Team, made up of employees from different functions of the organization. The Green Team’s primary goal is to educate and involve all employees in incorporating recycling into their daily activities, both at work and at home.Just Born recycles 87% of its waste.
Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, where it manufactures PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE AND IKE®, MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® and TEENEE BEANEE® Brand Candies. PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia, PA. Just Born employs over 475 associates and markets its candy in over 45 countries. All Just Born candies are made in the U.S.A.
Visitwww.justborn.com for more information.Images and manufacturing footage of Just Born’s MIKE AND IKE®, PEANUT CHEWS®, PEEPS® and HOT TAMALES Brands are available.
Just Born is a family-owned, candy manufacturer headquartered in Bethlehem, PA that has been in business since 1923. We make everyone's favorite candies: MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES®, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, TEENEE BEANEE® Jelly Beans, and PEEPS®