TORONTO – The U.S. Government’s General Services Administration (GSA) recognized Teknion Corp. with its first Evergreen Award in the furniture category, according to CanadianArchitect.com. The award acknowledges outstanding environmental practices and commitment to sustainable furniture.

“The companies we honor today have done an outstanding job in making environmentally friendly options available to GSA client agencies. I thank them all for their commitment and expertise and for demonstrating that green products are a viable option for customers and businesses alike,” said GSA Deputy Administrator Barney Brasseux.

Sponsored by the GSA Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, the Evergreen Awards are granted to the government contractor that actively demonstrates the highest overall commitment to environmentally sound manufacturing and operating procedures in five categories: waste prevention, recycling, affirmative procedure, environmental preferability and model facility.

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