Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Strandberg Consulting

Strandberg Consulting

6336 Burns St.
V5E 1T2

To be part of a community of Burnaby businesses committed to “go green”.

  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Install ENERGY STARĀ® rated lighting and equipment
  • 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
  • Maintain and replace caulking and weather stripping around windows and doors
  • Look for leaks in building’s exterior to make sure you’re not losing energy through the front doors
  • Install solar panels
  • Install an instant water heater in your kitchen so you don’t have to let the water run
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Install water efficiency devices
  • Replace toilet tanks with low volume tanks
  • Replace lawn with low maintenance landscaping options
  • Hold events along the frequent transit network
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
  • Create a work from home (teleworking) option
  • 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
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
  • Purchase FSC Certified or 100% post consumer recycled paper
  • Purchase organic, fair trade coffee and tea
  • Support the local economy by buying local
  • Create a policy to support Fair Trade products
  • Choose products that reduce or eliminate pollution and toxins

Strandberg Consulting