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ASSA ABLOY Group Brands Announce Product End-of-Life Recycling Program for Wood Doors

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASSA ABLOY Door and Perimeter Security Group is proud to announce the availability of a Product End-of-Life (PEOL) Recycling program for wood doors and frames. This free program provides recycling and/or disposal of door products that have reached the end of their life cycle and are beyond the product's warranty period. In cooperation with Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets, wood doors can be donated to Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit housing organization.

Customer service professionals from Graham Wood Doors and Maiman Wood Doors can provide door owners with a location of a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. The doors can be dropped off at the ReStore location, where their lifecycle will continue for a good cause. Proceeds from the resale of the doors will be used to build homes, communities and hope locally and around the world.

"At ASSA ABLOY our mission is to provide products and services that are environmentally sound throughout the entire production process and the product lifecycle," said Aaron Smith, Director Sustainable Building Solutions for ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions.  "Product end-of-life recycling programs are a key part of our efforts and we are especially proud of the wood door program donation and re-use aspects with longtime partner Habitat for Humanity."

ASSA ABLOY is committed to providing products and services that are environmentally sound throughout the entire production process and the product lifecycle. Our aim is to make sustainability a central part of our business philosophy and culture, but even more importantly integrating sustainability into our business strategy.

About Graham Wood Doors
GRAHAM provides the non-residential construction industry with a full range of architectural premium and custom grade wood doors that are available in a variety of veneers and finishes. Doors can be manufactured to meet any standard or custom hardware application. In addition to HPDs, Graham is GREENGUARD Gold certified, offers FSC wood and no added urea formaldehyde options.

About Maiman Wood Doors
The Maiman Company is a manufacturer of fine quality architectural stile & rail and thermal fused wood doors and wood frames based in Springfield, Missouri. Maiman offers a variety of interior commercial wood doors to cover the whole range of your projects. In addition to HPDs, Maiman is GREENGUARD Gold certified, offers FSC wood and no added urea formaldehyde options.

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.

About Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity International's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing provides a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty, Habitat has helped more than 4 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and supports a variety of funding models that enable families with limited resources to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission. To learn more, donate or volunteer visit



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