Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Vancity

Vancity – North Road

3977 North Road
Burnaby,BC
V3J 1S2
http://www.vancity.com
(604) 877-7166

energy
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Encourage staff to wear layered clothing instead of turning up the heat.
    Educate members about ways they can be more sustainable
water
  • Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Install low flow toilets.
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Share ride-matching service to form carpools
  • 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
waste
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • 1. Educate staff on proper recycling in lunch rooms. – We already recycle styrofoam/batteries/plastic bags. Use non-toxic cleaning supplies for both the lunch room and for the janitorial staff.
    Participate in community environmental events.


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