Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Kumu Agency

Kumu Agency

700-402 West Pender Street
Vancouver,BC
V6B 1T6
http://www.ku.mu
604-568-1125

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • 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
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
  • Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
  • Create a work from home (teleworking) option
  • Avoid in-vehicle air conditioning because it increases the fuel consumption of the car
waste
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Provide recycle stations at key locations
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Implement a policy of not purchasing products that are disposable and over packaged.
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
purchasing
  • Purchase long life, re-fillable and re-usable products
  • Choose products that don’t produce a lot of waste
  • Introduce a policy that supports green and sustainable products
  • Support the local economy by buying local
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when making purchasing decisions


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