How do you determine the environmental impact of a product? How it functions is just one consideration (e.g., the amount of water a toilet flushes). But how about an accurate measure of its entire life: what it’s made from, how it’s designed, how it’s manufactured and what happens to it when it’s no longer functional for the consumer.
As part of our evolving partnership with the Yellowstone Park Foundation, one of the world’s oldest national parks now features high-efficiency KOHLER® fixtures in its historic Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. More than 9,000 gallons of water are saved each day, and that’s just the start.
Kohler Co. and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center look back on four decades of collaboration
KOHLER, Wis., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the well known Arts/Industry residency program, a collaboration between artists and manufacturing run by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wis., that has proven groundbreaking for both fields. For four decades, the program has pioneered the collaboration of Kohler Co. and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center with artists who are interested in pushing the boundaries of their own creative vision.
The off-the-grid toilet aims to provide safe sanitation to rural India
KOHLER, Wis., Mar. 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In conjunction with World Water Day, Kohler Co. and Caltech embrace the next milestone of a more than two-year collaborative journey in the development of a photovoltaic toilet as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Plumbing Leader Provides Design and Product Assistance to Winner of the Gates Foundation "Reinvent the Toilet Challenge"
KOHLER, Wis., Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co, a global leader in kitchen and bathroom design and technology, provides support to the team of engineering students and professor from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in its efforts to develop a solar-powered (photovoltaic) toilet.
"I am thrilled to have the support of Kohler Co. as we move forward with the Gates Foundation to provide better sanitation options in the developing world," says Michael Hoffmann, Caltech's James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science.