Sawdust is an unavoidable byproduct of the manufacturing process. It coats the floors of our factory and lingers on machinery. On average we collect nearly 12 tons of sawdust per year. If disposed of improperly, sawdust can negatively impact the environment by leaching into the ground or atmosphere. So how do we combat this? We turn our sawdust into ‘Pony Dust’!
Each month we bag and transport 1,920 lbs. of sawdust to a local, family-owned horse rescue & rehabilitation farm, RJ Farms Equine. RJ Farms Equine is a farm in Lakeland, FL dedicated to rehabilitating Mustangs and working with high-risk youths. The sawdust, or Pony Dust as we like to call it, is converted into bedding for the horses. We also cut down on plastic waste by reusing the bags utilized for Pony Dust transport. Donating our sawdust has eliminated 23,040 lbs. of waste annually!