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Recycling Creates Opportunity for Sustainability
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Sustainability is the core of our business and we challenge ourselves to create a better future.

We achieved this by being responsible stewards of earth’s shared natural resources and making positive contributions to the communities we touch. That’s why in the past decade, we’ve contributed over $480,000 to organizations that are doing work that’s in line with our mission.

Contributions to our Community from 2008-2020

$482,992

CASS is proud to have invested in our community. We see it as both a privilege and an opportunity to brighten the future of our neighbors, be it through industrial art education, nature preservation, or traditional education.

THE CRUCIBLE

$276,698

The Crucible is a non-profit arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry, and community.  Through training in the fine & industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area. Known for one-of-a-kind industrial arts education programs, The Crucible is also highly regarded for its innovative performances. Since 2011, CASS has been a donor & supporter of The Crucible’s youth internship program FUEGO.

SAVE MOUNT DIABLO

$36,326

CASS supports Save Mount Diablo in their mission to protect, preserve, and enhance Mount Diablo and its natural surroundings. They are constantly working to preserve these natural lands in Northern California to safeguard our quality of life, including the quality of our air, water and views. We are proud to be Save Mount Diablo's official metal recycling partner.

EDUCATION

$32,340

We are a company that is focused on securing the future of our youth and the future of our industry,  We believe that supporting those who fight to empower the children in our community as they seek out and thrive in the higher education is important. Oakland Promise. Additionally, the availability of resources to provide a strong foundation in learning the necessary skills relevant to our industry is also vital. Ensuring the accessibility of manufacturing-related programs in our colleges & universities is essential to shaping the next generation of leaders. CSU Chico Sustainable Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering ProgramCal Poly Pomona Manufacturing ProgramCSU Sacramento Mechanical Engineering Department


ALL OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

$137,628


Who we are is reflected in what we do

We stick up for our community because it's the right thing to do, because we care about our neighbors.

CASS is committed to supporting and helping develop our local West Oakland neighborhood, which is why we work with local small businesses and local government officials to support our local economy and affect positive change.

We believe supporting our local artists is incredibly important, as it strengthens culture, community and the artists.

As neighbors of the West Oakland community, CASS is naturally drawn to the incredible talent that thrives here and our goal is to support, build & strengthen long-term synergies with local artists who also understand the importance of transforming end-of-life materials back into something new.

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