Environmentally-friendly products and sustainable manufacturing methods
YKK Begins Manufacturing Eco-Friendly Zippers in the USA
YKK, which has saved millions of plastic bottles from landfills in the past five years with its materially recycled NATULON® zipper, announces that it will begin production of NATULON® in Macon,...
Stacy Larios introduces YKK’s NATULON® product line at the Outdoor Retailer show
Increase the #recycled content of your #garments with YKK’s NATULON® product line. Stacy Larios, account executive at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc., Global Marketing Group, shares insight about the products we’re
YKK Announces Environmental Vision 2050
We are proud to announce the new YKK Group Environmental Vision 2050, “Towards a brighter future for nature and humanity,” in response to the great need for environmental actions on a global...
YKK's Sustainability Initiatives overview
For more details on YKK’s environmental and social activities around the world, please visit http://www.ykk.com/english/corporate/csr/index.html or download the Social and Environmental Report at http
YKK Begins Sale of GreenRise™ Plant-derived Zippers
YKK announces the launch of GreenRise™, a new plant-derived zipper. The launch of this product signals YKK’s commitment to the development of environmentally friendly products aimed at...
YKK Tackles Plastic Waste with Zippers Made From Recycled Bottles
YKK is tackling the plastic waste issue with its materially recycled NATULON® zipper, which has saved millions of plastic bottles from landfills in the past five years. This is just one of the...
#Ecoinnovation at YKK
Brian La Plante, sr. account executive at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Global Marketing Group discusses how YKK employs innovative and sustainable practices to develop high quality products that are good for our
Sustainability initiatives at YKK
Brian La Plante, sr. account executive at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Global Marketing Group discusses YKK's sustainability efforts.
NATULON® is an eco-friendly zipper that is recycled from PET bottles and other post-consumer materials using the latest technology! NATULON® is both chemically and material recycled.
YKK Mexicana and YKK Snap Fasteners Manufactura Mexico are working together to become a more sustainable manufacturing company
Like YKK’s other manufacturing companies in the North and Central America region, YKK Mexicana, YKK’s zipper manufacturer in Mexico, and YKK Snap Fasteners Manufactura Mexico, YKK’s snap and...
YKK Colombia implements the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as part of its environmental practices
By implementing the 3R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, YKK Colombia encourages its employees to recycle waste.
YKK El Salvador implements many sustainable practices to help preserve the environment
YKK El Salvador helps to educate its local community by involving students and teachers from a local school in its annual tree planting day.
YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
We are pleased to announce that YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is an industry-wide group working to reduce the...
YKK Canada carries out sustainable manufacturing practices to reduce its environmental footprint
The three R's, reduce, reuse and recycle, play a major role in YKK Canada's sustainable manufacturing practices as the company conserves natural resources, landfill space and energy.
YKK AP America Inc. is committed to protecting the natural environment where its plant is located
YKK AP America's manufacturing center is located on 204 acres of land in Dublin, Georgia, and it maintains 120 acres of the land as a natural habitat.
Tape Craft Corporation’s comprehensive recycling program is dedicated to reducing its footprint
Tape Craft is another YKK company that has a comprehensive recycling program to help reduce its impact on the environment.
YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap & Button Products applies recycling practices to help preserve the environment
YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap & Button Products has an extensive recycling/reuse program, and has developed green element finishes for its snaps and buttons, which help to reduce its water usage.
The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. National Manufacturing Center in Macon, Georgia implements sustainable manufacturing processes
This article talks about how YKK (U.S.A.) Inc.'s building automation system, TREND, has helped the company reduce its gas, water and electrical consumption and save money.
YKK USA’s Field Technology Center takes YKK’s environmental pledge to heart
This article talks about The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Field Tech Center's recycling and energy saving programs which are designed to protect the environment.
World Environment Day Series
To celebrate World Environment Day, we hosted a social media series throughout the month of June to highlight how we are working toward a sustainable society in cooperation with customers,...