Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Hemlock Printers

Hemlock Printers
7050 Buller Avenue
Burnaby, BC  V5J 4S4

604-439-5000 | teresa@hemlock.com


Our Pledge:

  • Conduct BC Hydro energy audit to update lighting with newer LED technology to reduce energy consumption.
  • Formalize and expand current sustainable purchasing practices.
  • Expand and improve the scope of our Zero Carbon Neutral printing program.
  • Replace current diesel courier van to hybrid diesel.
  • Participate in an annual environmentally focused community event.
  • Publish a 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Sustainability Report
  • Participate in an annual environmentally focused community event.
  • Reduce emissions by 33% below our 2007 baseline by 2020.
  • By 2015 invest in energy efficiency of our plant and improve workplace practices to cut electrical consumption by 10%.
  • Improve our signage and waste handling to improve landfill diversion rates

Past/Ongoing Actions:

  • Became FSC Certified in 2004.
  • Became Green-e Certified in 2012.
  • Became Climate Smart alumni in 2012.
  • Operationally carbon neutral since 2007.
  • Set a 33% greenhouse gas reduction target by 2020.
  • Active Sustainability Committee which meets every 2 months.
  • Performed a BC Hydro Power Smart audit and retrofitted lighting in 2008.
  • Created Offcuts for Charity program in 2007.
  • Use extensive recycling and organics composting throughout our building.
  • Published Global Reporting Initiative Standard Sustainability Report for 2012.
  • Hand dryers installed in restrooms to reduce paper towel consumption


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