Carpet maker Bentley Prince Street said it will donate carpet for 30 new “green” homes as part of a Habitat for Humanity project in Los Angeles. Now through Nov. 2, more than 55 Bentley Prince Street employees will work alongside low-income families and other volunteers to build environmentally friendly homes. The weeklong event marks the first time that a Habitat for Humanity project has sought LEED certification, Bentley Prince Street noted.
Minite, president of the City of Industry, Calif.-based carpet maker, said his
company is glad to participate in the project, noting that the event is well
suited to his company. “Social sustainability is a very important part of our
mission, and a key aspect of how we measure our success as a company,” he
said. “Supporting the Jimmy Carter Work
Project and Habitat for Humanity is a way we can make a meaningful difference
in our community and help address an issue that is critical to all of us in our
The project will also include fixing up 70 low-rent
homes in the South Los Angeles and San Pedro sections of the city. For more information, visit www.habitatla.org.
Bentley Prince Street pitches in for 'green' Habitat homes
October 29, 2007