Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

BungoBox West Coast

BungoBox West Coast

8294 St george Street
vancouver,BC
V5X 3S5
http://www.bungobox.ca
604 323 0020

Building a more environmentally sustainable business community

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Put reminder stickers on light switches to turn them off
  • Optimize heating and cooling systems (21 Celsius when occupied 16 Celsius when unoccupied)
  • Use natural lighting whenever possible
  • Unblock heat flows by moving furniture
  • Switch from incandescent to CFL, HID or LED lighting
water
  • Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
  • Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks
  • Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and sewer expenses.
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Turn off the water supply system at night or during holidays
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Share ride-matching service to form carpools
  • Hold events along the frequent transit network
  • Provide staff with transit fares for travel locally to business meetings
  • Provide secure bicycle parking facilities for employees
  • Provide one washroom facility where the door can be locked for cyclist/runners to freshen up
  • Engage employees in regional campaigns like Bike to Work Week, Carpool Hero, etc.
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
waste
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Donate unwanted food
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
purchasing
  • Purchase FSC Certified or 100% post consumer recycled paper
  • Purchase eco friendly bulk cleaning supplies
  • Purchase used items whenever possible
  • Purchase long life, re-fillable and re-usable products
  • Purchase organic, fair trade coffee and tea
  • Choose green eco friendly printers


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