Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Tourism Burnaby

Tourism Burnaby

309-4603 Kingsway

To learn more about sustainable business practices and be able to do our part in helping to protect the environment.

  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Put reminder stickers on light switches to turn them off
  • Use natural lighting whenever possible
  • Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
  • 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.
  • We don\’t have a sink in our office, but we do have a water cooler and staff are encouraged to bring their own water bottles or use a Tourism Burnaby mug 🙂
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Provide secure bicycle parking facilities for employees
  • 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
  • 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 unwanted food
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Purchase eco friendly bulk cleaning supplies
  • Purchase long life, re-fillable and re-usable products

Tourism Burnaby