Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Royal Printers Ltd.

Royal Printers Ltd.

520 12th St.
New Westminster,BC
V3M4H9
http://www.royalprinters.com
604-525-5441

We are interested in learning more about what other sustainable businesses are doing to minimize their footprint.

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Install motion sensors or timers on light switches
  • Install ENERGY STAR® rated lighting and equipment
  • Optimize heating and cooling systems (21 Celsius when occupied 16 Celsius when unoccupied)
  • Use natural lighting whenever possible
  • Switch from incandescent to CFL, HID or LED lighting
  • Maintain and replace caulking and weather stripping around windows and doors
  • Obtain an energy audit
  • Use laptops whenever possible
  • Consider using multi-user CPU computing
  • Change old power bars to the latest current sensing power bars
  • Replace older boilers
  • Find out about energy saving financial incentives
  • Embed your green goals into your products and services – help your customers “go green”!
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
water
  • Install an instant water heater in your kitchen so you don’t have to let the water run
  • Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
  • Replace toilet tanks with low volume tanks
  • Replace lawn with low maintenance landscaping options
  • Embed your green goals into your products and services – help your customers “go green”!
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
  • Measure and report your progress, share your efforts with others
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Reduce air travel
  • Purchase carbon offsets to minimize effects of business travel
  • Avoid in-vehicle air conditioning because it increases the fuel consumption of the car
  • Engage employees at all levels in greening the workplace, their homes and communities
  • Embed your green goals into your products and services – help your customers “go green”!
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
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
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Recycle hazardous waste
  • Conduct a waste audit
  • Implement a policy of zero waste in office
  • Establish a food composting station in the kitchen
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
  • Develop a policy of recycling toxic materials
  • Engage employees at all levels in greening the workplace, their homes and communities
  • Embed your green goals into your products and services – help your customers “go green”!
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together
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
  • Choose products that don’t produce a lot of waste
  • Introduce a policy that supports green and sustainable products
  • Support products and services that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Consider wages and working conditions from suppliers when making purchasing decisions
  • Consider employee health and safety when choosing suppliers
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when making purchasing decisions
  • Engage employees at all levels in greening the workplace, their homes and communities
  • Embed your green goals into your products and services – help your customers “go green”!
  • Engage suppliers and business customers in collaborative projects to help achieve your mutual green goals
  • Champion green initiatives to your industry association and solve eco-problems together


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