Taylor Guitars - The Future of Ebony



Taylor Guitars co-founder Bob Taylor talks about the world’s dwindling supply of ebony, the realities of ebony sourcing in Cameroon, and Taylor’s efforts to preserve a sustainable supply for the entire musical instrument community. With the co-purchase of Crelicam, an ebony mill in Cameroon in 2011, Taylor began to develop a fresh framework for sustainable sourcing, one that blends socially responsible forestry with job training that will help Cameroonian communities support themselves and improve their living standards.
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Taylor Guitars honored for Environmental Efforts

Monday November 17, 2008
By: Taylor Guitars News

Taylor Guitars, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of acoustic and electric guitars, was among 1,200 businesses recognized by the California Integrated Waste Management Board as part of its Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP). Awarded in the category of “Manufacturer – Musical”, the WRAP awards acknowledge California businesses that show considerable commitment and reduction in the amount of waste produced annually, as well as recognize innovative uses for previously discarded materials, employee education and recycled product procurement.

Greenpeace MusicWood Coalition

Sunday August 24, 2008
By: Taylor Guitars News

Taylor and three other prominent guitar companies — Martin, Fender and Gibson — have teamed up with the environmental organization Greenpeace to promote changes in logging practices that would secure the longterm sustainability of tonewoods.

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