Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Super Printers

Super Printers

8185 Main Street
Vancouver,BC
V5X 3L2
http://superprinters.ca
604-321-0220

As a printer, we know how important sustainability is. From making sure we have the best equipment to maximizing our printing sheet, we’re dedicated to ensuring our environment is safe.

energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • 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
  • 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
  • Use laptops whenever possible
  • Consider using multi-user CPU computing
  • Specify 80 plus power supply when ordering computers
  • Create 5-year or 10-year ambitious sustainability vision, goals and targets of success
  • 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”!
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
  • Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and sewer expenses.
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
  • 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
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Share ride-matching service to form carpools
  • Provide staff with transit fares for travel locally to business meetings
  • Provide secure bicycle parking facilities for employees
  • Provide casual bicycle parking on-site for clients
  • Engage employees in regional campaigns like Bike to Work Week, Carpool Hero, etc.
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
  • Create a work from home (teleworking) option
  • Reduce air travel
  • Avoid in-vehicle air conditioning because it increases the fuel consumption of the car
  • Create 5-year or 10-year ambitious sustainability vision, goals and targets of success
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • 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
  • 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
  • Implement a policy of zero waste in office
  • Consider leasing rather than purchasing products
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
  • Develop a policy of recycling toxic materials
  • Create 5-year or 10-year ambitious sustainability vision, goals and targets of success
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • 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 the local economy by buying local
  • Create a policy to support Fair Trade products
  • Choose products that reduce or eliminate pollution and toxins
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when making purchasing decisions
  • Create 5-year or 10-year ambitious sustainability vision, goals and targets of success
  • Set and implement bold goals to reduce waste, emissions, water and resource use
  • 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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