Helping Customers Avoid GHG Emissions

Zurn Elkay provides a range of sustainable products that help customers avoid GHG emissions while providing other environmental benefits. 

Saving 166,000 Trees
World Dryer energy-efficient hand dryers replace paper towels, helping avoid GHG emissions in the energy-intensive paper manufacturing process:
  • Paper towels replaced in 2022: 4 billion+ 
  • Trees saved per year: 166,000
  • Water savings in 2022: 230 million gallons throughout the lifecycle of paper towels
  • Paper industry GHG emissions avoided in 2022: 60,000+ metric tons CO2e
  • Customer energy savings in 2022: 16 million+ kWh, resulting in over 6,000 metric tons of GHG emissions avoided

Conserving 6.8 million kWh in Electricity
Zurn’s PEX piping systems for plumbing and heating conserve water and reduce energy usage:
  • Customer energy savings in 2022: 6.8 million kWh
  • GHG emissions avoided from hot water energy savings: 2,500 metric tons CO2e annually
Avoiding 67 Billion Single-Use Plastic Bottles
Elkay water bottle fillers reduce the substantial carbon footprint associated with the manufacturing and distribution of single-use plastic water bottles:
  • Single-use plastic water bottles avoided since 2012: 67 billion
  • GHG emissions avoided: 1.72 million metric tons CO2e
  • PET plastic waste avoided: 426,000 metric tons