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GREEN MATTERS DRYWALL PLANT

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p. 3 Introduction p. 4 Recycling responsibly Using alternative, recycled resources to manufacture environmentally-friendly drywall p. 5 Environmental partnerships Local and global partnerships with environmental organizations continually improve our “greener” operation performance p. 6 GREENGUARD Certification and MAS Certified Green Lafarge drywall products that meet the most stringent indoor air quality guidelines for use in “green” buildings p. 7 USGBC, CAGBC and LEED® credits Plant locations that produce sustainable drywall products that contribute to LEED credits Photo Captions...

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L afarge is the world leader in the building materials industry, active on five continents and holding top-ranking positions in all of its divisions: cement, aggregates and concrete, and gypsum. Not only a leader in product innovation and sustainable manufacturing practices, Lafarge also leads the industry in environmental restoration and preservation efforts. Lafarge has earned a worldwide reputation for Lafarge helps contribute to a cleaner, safer environment and attainment of LEED® credits. environmental stewardship and is regularly listed in the “100 Global Most Sustainable Corporations...

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REEN MATTERS PHOTO CAPTION Lafarge drywall plant, Buchanan, New York Recycling responsibly At our state-of-the-art drywall plant in Buchanan, New York, Lafarge uses synthetic gypsum frpm neighboring power plants to produce environmentally- friendly drywall. Lafarge uses the highest percentage of synthetic gypsum With all of our plants using 99 percent recycled content by weight, Lafarge is the only drywall manufacturer to have nearly all of its board manufactured in North America made with 100 percent recycled gypsum and recycled paper. Synthetic Gypsum (also known as calcium sulfate) is a...

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PHOTO CAPTION (Right) Wildflower gardens Buchanan facility to help create sustainable habitats (Below) Red-tailed hawks, a protected bird of prey, WILDLIFE HABITAT COUNCIL' Environmental partnerships Lafarge has partnered with many environmental organizations, both locally and globally, to contiguously improve our environmental performance and mitigate World Wildlife Fund In 2000, Lafarge partnered with the World Wildlife Fund, an independent conservation organization, in an effort to preserve biodiversity and restore the ecobalance of quarries and forests. Working together, Lafarge and the...

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PHOTO CAPTION Forklift operator stacking Lafarge GREENGUARD Certified and MAS Certified Green products are tested and certified as low-emitting interior building materials that meet relevant regulatory and industry emission standards. These programs were created and are conducted by independent organizations to help specifiers, designers, architects, builders, consumers and other end users find and easily identify products that meet the most stringent indoor air quality guidelines for Children & Schools Indoor Air Quality Certified GREEN MATTERS Sustainable drywall products Lafarge drywall...

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Photo Caption Map illustrating area of coverage where Lafarge drywall products can contribute to LEED credits. For specific LEED credit information visit certguide.lafarge-na.com. USGBC “Regional Materials” LEED® Credits Use materials that are both harvested and manufactured within 500 miles (800 km) of the project site. CAGBC “Local Production” LEED® Credits Use materials that are both harvested and manufactured within 500 miles (800 km) if moved by truck, or 1,500 miles (2,400 km) if moved by rail of the project site. Lafarge drywall plants and distances from extraction locations for...

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r\» 1 mu/l LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA INC. MM^ & y> 12950 Worldgate Drive, Suite 400 ** ' Herndon, Virginia 20170, United States ^ \. Product group from wdI-managed I foreffi and onei controlled uureei I Herndon, Virginia 20170, United States

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