Archive by Category: Sustainability

Preferred Materials Employee Finds Manatee In Storm Drain

Dec 15 2016

manateeIn December 2016, Preferred Materials’ Distributor Operator, Deidre Gibson discovered a poor Manatee that was stuck in a storm drain. Deidre and the crew contacted local authorities to initiate rescue efforts. We are proud to report that the Manatee is safe and was transferred to SeaWorld in Orlando, FL for treatment and rehabilitation.

Check out the full story: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/watch-live-manatee-stuck-in-drain-in-ortega-area_/360365389

Preferred Materials Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Mar 13 2014

Employees at Preferred Materials Winter Springs Asphalt Plant received international recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) 25th Annual Symposium, Celebrating Corporate Conservation. Preferred Materials demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving Wildlife at Work certification at Winter Springs Plant. …Read more