Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society

Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society

720-1190 Melville Street
Vancouver,BC
V6E 3W1
http://www.northwestwildlife.com
604-568-9160

To increase our dedication to preserving wildlife.

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Use natural lighting whenever possible
  • We don’t have control over a lot of things as the building management handles all lighting and heating/cooling systems, etc.
water
  • Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
  • Any item we don’t pledge to is because it is outside of our control (responsibility of building management).
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Hold events along the frequent transit network
  • 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.
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
  • Any item we don’t pledge to is because it is outside of our control (responsibility of building management).
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
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Set up a recycle station for items accepted through Return-it and Foam-only
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Donate unwanted food
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Recycle hazardous waste
  • Any item we don’t pledge to is because it is outside of our control (responsibility of building management).
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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Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society