Vancity – North Road
3977 North Road
- 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
- Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
- Provide refrigerated drinking water
- Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
- Install low flow toilets.
- 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
- 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- Donate outdated electronics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.