Building a Better Future

From forest restoration to reducing our manufacturing footprint, we are striving to become a more environmentally responsible company. Learn more about our philosophy, our projects, our challenges and our path forward.

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Ebony in Cameroon

Ebony in Cameroon

What began in 2011 with Taylor’s co-purchase of an ebony mill in Yaoundé, Cameroon, has grown into a pioneering research and restoration project focused on West African ebony.

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Koa in Hawaii

Koa in Hawaii

Our collaborative work as Siglo Tonewoods aims to restore native Hawaiian forests and preserve the future supply of koa for musical instruments.

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D’Addario x Taylor Guitars: String Recycling Partners

Taylor now uses D’Addario guitar strings. Among the shared business values that connect the two companies is a commitment to sustainability leadership. Taylor co-founder Bob Taylor and Chief Guitar Designer Andy Powers visited Jim D’Addario at the company’s headquarters to talk about their partnership and their efforts to be more environmentally responsible, including an innovative string recycling program.

If you wish to recycle your strings you can find a local recycling center HERE, or you can sign up for a Players Circle account and ship them directly to D’Addario. You can also drop off your discarded strings at the Taylor Guitars Visitors Center in El Cajon, CA.

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