Oliver's Trendz


Sustainability Checklist

  • They have a sustainability policy in place and a staff member who is responsible for it's imploymentation
  • Their customers and suppliers made aware of your sustainability goals and actions
  • They seek to use local contractors and local goods where possible
  • They promote pubic/shared transport to their staff and customers

Energy and Water

  • Replace old T12 fluorescents with energy efficient lighting
  • Unplug chargers when not in use
  • Use "Energy Start" equipment
  • Use programmable thermostat
  • Get HVAC tune-up or refrigeration tune-up
  • Set all computer monitors to turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity
  • Turn all computers off at the end of each business day

Operations

  • Use recycled or previously used materials in manufacturing products
  • Reduce and recycle waste materials from manufacturing process

Purchasing

  • Buy office copy paper with at least 30% recycled content
  • Print letterhead and business cards on 100% recycled content
  • Purchase and use safer, more eco-friendly alternative(s) to previously used products for janitorial, pest control, and/or facility maintenance (for example, Green Seal products)
  • Purchase more materials in bulk
  • Provide an incentive or reimburse employee travel on public transportation
  • Provide an incentive to employees that use alternative transportation.