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Sustainability

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Kwikset have a sustainability policy, if so what is it?
Yes. As part of the Spectrum Brands Hardware and Home Improvement Group (HHI), we are committed to building healthy and safe environments where people live, work and stay. Each of our products is designed to provide the quality, value and performance our customers demand, while protecting their health, safety and wellness. These products are manufactured in ways that help conserve natural resources and eliminate waste through the application of new technologies and operational efficiencies. We believe our commitment to being a responsible corporation creates real business value by delivering positive economic, social and environmental results.


What is Kwikset doing to reduce its overall environmental footprint?
We seek to achieve the highest standards in product performance and environmental responsibility by continuously working with our employees and business partners. We work in partnership with our suppliers to ensure they meet the standards of our social accountability audit scorecard, use the highest quality, recycled materials for our products (where possible), and are working towards further reducing waste stream through packaging and operational improvements. In addition, we are enhancing every stage of our product design process to include more environmental and sustainability considerations.


We also helped contribute to the following overall efforts at HHI:

  • In 2010, we reduced water consumption by 7M gallons and have achieved 3% YOY water reduction since 2008
  • Since 2009, we reduced our electricity consumption by more than one million kilowatt hours, resulting in the elimination of more than 400 metric tons of green house gases.

How is Kwikset responding to recent water shortages and other threats posed by climate change?
Since 2008, HHI completed 20 significant energy and water conservation projects at nine sites in North America, Mexico and China. We are also working to manufacture our products in ways that help conserve natural resources and eliminate waste through the application of new technologies and operational efficiencies. We believe our commitment to being a responsible corporation creates real business value by delivering positive economic, social and environmental results.


Are Kwikset products eligible for LEED points?
Yes. Kwikset products can contribute towards LEED and NAHB certification programs.


Will Kwikset be introducing more environmentally friendly products to the marketplace?
Yes. Kwikset’s innovative SmartKey system enhances safety and security, contains nearly 30% recycled metal content and conserves resources by eliminating the waste associated with re-keying lock systems.  We are enhancing every stage of our product design process to include more environmental and sustainability considerations.  Eco-efficiency and Life-Cycle thinking are integrated into our design program, creating more value with less impact. Our engineers consider the entire life-cycle of a product during the design, from raw material selection to end of life. This will fuel our innovation and introduction of new products that provide the quality, value and performance our customers demand, while protecting their health, safety and wellness.


How does Kwikset ensure that its manufacturing practices don’t harm the local environment?
We believe delivering safe, durable and innovative products in a responsible manner is critical to our success and our legacy as a responsible corporation. We seek to achieve the highest standards in product performance and environmental responsibility by continuously working with our employees and business partners. These products are manufactured in ways that help conserve natural resources and eliminate waste through the application of new technologies and operational efficiencies.


Where can I find environmentally friendly Kwikset products?
A full line of our products, as well as home security tips can be found at our website.