UNFI distribution center is LEED certified
United Natural Foods, Inc (UNFI) is the nation's largest wholesale trader of certified organic foods. The company is also one of the largest distributors of fair-trade products, and now the company's Ridgefield, Wash., distribution center has received LEED gold certification.
"Some of the environmentally focused initiatives used during development include building materials that were composed of a minimum 30% recycled content, low or zero-VOC emitting paint materials and carpets made from 100% recyclable materials. Furthermore, all wood products were selected from FSC ("Forest Stewardship Council") suppliers and 95% of construction waste was diverted from local landfills." Source: UNFI
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