Tempe Pledge for a Sustainable Community
Tempe Pledge for a Sustainable Community

Pixel Photography

Pixel Photography

1753 E Broadway #101-260
Tempe, AZ
85282
http://www.pixelpv.com
4802059691

energy
  • Turn off lights in unoccupied areas
  • Take advantage of natural lighting
  • Replace incandescent lamps with ENERGY STAR® rated CFLs or LEDs
  • Use only necessary safety and security lighting
  • Reduce cooling and heating in unused areas
  • Adjust temperature settings and schedules to avoid unnecessary cooling or heating
  • If you have a central air system, make sure the system is balanced
  • Close window treatments during summer months
  • Remove excess office equipment and use smart power strips to manage equipment use
  • Reduce hot water temperature settings and use
  • Optimize heating and cooling systems (21 Celsius / 70 Fahrenheit when occupied 16 Celsius / 61 Fahrenheit when unoccupied)
water
  • Fix leaks!
  • Monitor your water bills
  • Encourage staff to use efficient rinsing techniques
  • Detect and fix any leaks from pipes, fixtures, appliances and equipment
  • Install appropriate low‐flow devices, shut‐off valves, faucet aerators and other water‐efficient equipment. Look for the WaterSense label
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Run only full loads in the clothes washers and dishwashers
  • Water landscapes early in the morning or in the evening
  • Clean windows only when needed
  • Thaw food in the refrigerator or microwave instead of using running water
  • Wash vehicles only when needed
  • Discard clean water into plants instead of the drain
travel
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
  • Offer start and end times that avoid peak periods of travel
waste
  • Set printers to print double sided
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Provide recycling bins at key locations
  • Encourage employees to sort materials into the proper categories through communication and signage if your community doesn’t have co-mingled or single stream recycling
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Repurpose or reuse office supplies and equipment that remains serviceable
  • Donate unwanted food
  • Use washable cutlery and plates
  • Recycle hazardous waste through the proper environmental compliance resources
purchasing
  • Purchase environmentally friendly bulk cleaning supplies
  • Purchase refillable and reusable products
  • Conduct lifecycle assessments on products prior to purchase to ensure maximum sustainability, return on investment and environmental efficiency
  • Purchase fair trade coffee and tea
  • Use minimal packaging in deliveries or shipments
  • Reduce delivery frequency of office supply shipments


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