J And J Industries Honored For Pollution Prevention

J and J Industries Inc., Dalton, Ga., has been recognized as a leader in pollution
prevention by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.J and J achieved Model Level status in
the Pollution Prevention Partners (P3) industry recognition program the highest attainable level.P3
is a three-level certification program that recognizes and rewards continuous pollution-prevention
performance and environmental improvement.Environmental action not reaction is a fundamental
component in our current and long-term planning, said Jim Bethel, president and COO, J and J
Industries.J and J Industries implemented a formal pollution program in 1992. Since that time, the
company has reduced solid waste generation by more than 80 percent. As well, the company has
achieved considerable reductions in energy usage, waste water generation and air emissions.
December 2001