Environmental Policy Statement

Overview 

We shall strive to incorporate sustainability into our core operations through internal and external efforts. We shall adopt the following policies and practices: 

  1. Conserve energy, water and natural resources throughout our operations 
  2. Prevent pollution and hazardous materials from entering the environment. 
  3. Minimize waste through “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” tactics. 
  4. Support commuter options to lessen transportation impacts. 
  5. Educating our employees, customers, and community by promoting, sharing, and rewarding sustainability initiatives. 

Conserve Energy 

We shall conserve energy by: 

  • Encouraging use low energy (LED) bulbs and use of natural lighting 
  • Instituting a policy of turning off lights and equipment when not in use. 
  • Using energy efficient electronics and equipment. 
  • Supporting transportation and commute alternatives 

Pollution Prevention 

We shall reduce the use of toxic materials to protect employee health and the environment. Specifically, we shall: 

  • Use non-toxic eco-certified cleaning products. 
  • Dispose of “hazardous” waste or universal wastes (electronics, batteries, fluorescent light tubes, used motor oil) responsibly 
  • Avoid products with hazardous ingredients 

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle 

We shall reduce our waste stream to achieve 85% diversion from the landfill. Specifically, we shall: 

  • Recycle all paper, cardboard, wood, metals, bottles, plastics, packaging and cans. 
  • Use water cooler and compostable cups. No plastic bottles or disposable coffee pods. 
  • Donate reusable items (appliances, machinery, electronic equipment, and furniture) to charitable organizations. 

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing 

We shall purchase/use the following: 

  • Office paper with minimum of 30%+ post-consumer content) 
  • Bathroom and kitchen paper with at least 30% post-consumer content. 
  • Remanufactured and refillable toner cartridges. 
  • Energy Star appliances and electronics. 

Community 

We shall support and community by sharing our sustainability commitment, educating our patients, and supporting local events and organizations. 

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