Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Alpha Technologies Ltd.

Alpha Technologies Ltd.

7700 Riverfront Gate
Burnaby,BC
V5J 5M4
http://www.alpha.ca
1-800-667-8743

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Install motion sensors or timers on light switches
  • Optimize heating and cooling systems (21 Celsius when occupied 16 Celsius when unoccupied)
  • Obtain an energy audit
  • Find out about energy saving financial incentives
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
  • Measure and report your progress, share your efforts with others
  • As a company with an Environmental management system certified to ISO 14001:2004, Alpha develops environmental objectives and monitors and tracks progress towards achieving those objectives.
    Objectives are in the areas of reduction of energy use (specifically electricity), reduction or diversion of solid waste, reduction of air freight (using ocean whenever possible), and decommissioning of lead-based electronics manufacturing at our Burnaby facility.
travel
  • Share ride-matching service to form carpools
  • Provide secure bicycle parking facilities for employees
  • Provide one washroom facility where the door can be locked for cyclist/runners to freshen up
  • Share trip planning tools – TransLink trip planner, Next Bus, Mobile Site/Apps, cycling route planner
  • Engage employees in regional campaigns like Bike to Work Week, Carpool Hero, etc.
  • Provide free or preferred parking for carpools and hybrid/electric vehicles
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
  • Measure and report your progress, share your efforts with others
waste
  • Set printers to ‘double sided’
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Provide recycle stations at key locations
  • Set up a recycle station for items accepted through Return-it and Foam-only
  • Recycle hazardous waste
  • Conduct a waste audit
  • Establish a food composting station in the kitchen
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • Measure and report your progress, share your efforts with others
purchasing
  • Purchase organic, fair trade coffee and tea
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when making purchasing decisions

 
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