Owners and leaders at many Burke County companies understand the importance of protecting our natural resources and are taking steps to change the way they manufacture products. Read about some of these companies and their green initiatives…

DeFeet International cycling sock manufacturer that uses yarn produced from recycled bottles

Opportunity Threads worker-owned, cut and sew company utilizing organic fabrics and reclaimed materials

Geiger International furniture manufacturer working towards having zero environmental footprint by 2020

Viscotec Automotive Productsautomotive fabric manufacturer that installed a solar energy system in 2011

Lake James Cellarswinery operating in a renovated knitting mill that recently installed a solar energy system