Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Metropolis at Metrotown

Metropolis at Metrotown

4700 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4M1
metropolisatmetrotown.com

Metropolis at Metrotown is committed to employing sustainable practices and working with our retailers to reduce energy, water and waste. By creating a green and more efficient retail and work environment, the more attractive the shopping experience to our customers. 

OUR PLEDGE:

• New in 2015 – Install four Organic Recycling Stations in our 1100-seat Food Court

• New in 2015 – Enhance tenant recycling at all delivery/loading docks. In addition to the existing full separation of plastic, paper, film, batteries, and cardboard recycling, introduce organic recycling stations to comply with the Metro Vancouver Organics Ban

• New in 2015 – New common area organic and recycling receptacles throughout shopping centre

• New in 2015 – In partnership with Concord Security’s Parking Division, encourage eco-friendly practices for parking enforcement by patrolling the 8000 stall parkade and surface lots with a new fully electric vehicle

• Participate and encourage retailers to participate in energy saving programs, including: National Sweater Day and Earth Hour

• Continue to encourage our contractors to engage in Green practices. Our housekeeping team uses eco-friendly cleaning solutions and hybrid vehicles on-site, and our landscapers use eco-friendly landscaping materials

• Continue to print mall maps on FSC-certified paper with 10% post-consumer waste recycled content

RECENT & ONGOING ACTIONS:

• In 2013, 6 electric vehicle charging stations were installed in the P1 Parking Lot (under Atrium Court) and free for customer usage between 7am-11pm

• In 2014, lighting upgrades using GE’s LightSweep lighting control system allowed for energy reduction from daylight harvesting and occupancy-sensing capabilities

• For all new retailers, include green communication and waste removal guide in their Retailer Handbook

• Continue to reduce paper memo delivery by encouraging retailers and store mangers to sign-up for email memos

• Provide monetary donations to environmental programs run by local schools and non-profit organizations through the Metropolis Express Train’s Community Investment Fund

• Promote retailers that offer recycling services for their products, including Nike, MAC Cosmetics, Bell & Telus

• Hold open houses for retailers to go over green initiatives and programs

SUCCESS STORY



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