EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Diamond Chemical has been recognized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the measures the company has taken to go beyond compliance to improve the environment, according to a press release.

Diamond Chemical was also awarded a Certificate of Environmental Stewardship for its renewable energy use, noted the release. The company installed a seven-acre, 1.5 megawatt solar farm to partially provide power to its headquarters.

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The solar farm will save the organization and its customers money, reported the release. The structure will also lessen its carbon footprint.

Diamond Chemical is a national manufacturer of laundry, warewash, floor care, housekeeping, organic intermediates, industrial and consumer products, said the release.