GOLDEN Employees Make a Difference with Annual Earth Day Cleanup

April 19, 2012

For the last several years, Golden Artist Colors' employees have helped in keeping the Earth a little bit cleaner by participating in Earth Day cleanup efforts. This year employees will celebrate Earth Day 2012 by helping to clean up almost 50 miles of roadsides in its town of Columbus, N.Y.

This is the fifth year that Bert Adams Disposal has supported the cleanup with a donation of a 20 yard roll-off container. It will transport the debris to the landfill for disposal.

One of the benefits of being an employee at GOLDEN is that all full-time employees may use up to 40 hours of paid Community Service time per year. Earth Day Clean Up is just one way this time can be used. GOLDEN, a company committed to supporting its local community, asked for employees to volunteer some time for this event. The company began Earth Day Clean Up in 2005 and the effort is still going strong as each year, more and more staff members have become involved. Of its 155 full-time employees, about 60% were able to participate in this year's event. Last year over one ton of garbage was removed from the roadsides as a result of the effort.

"Through this annual event, GOLDEN staff is able to take action and do their part in creating a sustainable future," said Safety & Health Specialist, and event coordinator, Alysen Parsons. "We're working together for a great cause and hoping this effort will influence other communities to participate as well!"

"This Company has been grown by many people sharing their own passions for what they do and in turn reshaping what we are as a company," said GOLDEN CEO, Mark Golden. "Together we have proven that business can do good things, and have committed to a legacy that doing good things creates a good and sustainable company.

GOLDEN Employees Make a Difference with Annual Earth Day Cleanup