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

 

Sol Minion Development

1430 W Broadway Rd
Suite 201
Tempe
Arizona
85282
United States
https://www.solminion.com
(480) 676-5704

I love the outdoors and I want to make sure my daughter gets to see the same amazing sites and experience the same awe the first time she sees a new place. I want to do my part, both personally and professionally, to make sure that happens.

Energy
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Turn off workplace electronics when not in use
  • Optimize heating and cooling systems (21 Celsius / 70 Fahrenheit when occupied 16 Celsius / 61 Fahrenheit when unoccupied)
  • Use natural lighting whenever possible
  • Switch from incandescent to CFL, HID or LED lighting
  • Use laptops whenever possible
  • Install solar panels
  • Turn off lights in unoccupied areas
  • Take advantage of natural lighting
  • Replace incandescent lamps with ENERGY STAR® rated CFLs or LEDs
  • Install smart or programmable thermostats
  • Replace HVAC units or systems with high-efficiency equipment
  • Inspect and repair existing insulation above ceilings or under the roof
  • Repair doors and windows that don’t close or seal properly
  • Close window treatments during summer months
Water
  • Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks
  • Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing
  • Discard water into plants instead of the drain
  • Replace lawn with low maintenance landscaping options
  • Install digitally controlled irrigation system
  • Monitor your water bills
  • Use a broom instead of a hose to clean floors, sidewalks and other hard surfaces
  • Adjust sprinklers to ensure there is no overspray into non-landscaped areas
  • Install high efficiency ENERGY STAR® appliances including clothes washers and dishwashers
  • Run only full loads in the clothes washers and dishwashers
  • Water landscapes early in the morning or in the evening
Travel
  • Create a work from home (teleworking) option
  • Reduce air travel
  • Purchase carbon offsets to minimize effects of business travel
  • Use webinars, video and teleconferencing
Waste
  • Set printers to ‘double sided’
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Donate unwanted food
  • Develop a policy of purchasing non-toxic cleaning materials
  • Minimize paper usage in meetings
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
Purchasing
  • Purchase eco friendly bulk cleaning supplies
  • Purchase long life, re-fillable and re-usable products
  • Choose products that don’t produce a lot of waste
  • Introduce a policy that supports green and sustainable products
  • Support the local economy by buying local
  • Support products and services that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Consider employee health and safety when choosing suppliers
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when making purchasing decisions
  • Reduce delivery frequency of office supply shipments
  • Support products and services that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Consider biodiversity maintenance or improvement when producing or acquiring .products and services
  • Consider employee health and safety when choosing suppliers
  • “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” when making purchasing decisions


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