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

Tempe Chamber of Commerce

909 E. Apache Blvd.

To develop practices for a vibrant future.

  • Turn off lights in unoccupied areas
  • Take advantage of natural lighting
  • Put reminder stickers on light switches to turn them off
  • Replace incandescent lamps with ENERGY STARĀ® rated CFLs or LEDs
  • Use partial lighting before and after public hours
  • Use only necessary safety and security lighting
  • Adjust temperature settings and schedules to avoid unnecessary cooling or heating
  • Close window treatments during summer months
  • Fix leaks!
  • Provide refrigerated drinking water
  • Water landscapes early in the morning or in the evening
  • Wash vehicles only when needed
  • Encourage carpooling to company events and offsite meetings
  • Set printers to print double sided
  • Print only necessary documents
  • Send memos, quotes and invoices electronically
  • Provide recycling bins at key locations
  • Subscribe to online newspapers and magazines
  • Donate outdated electronics
  • Repurpose or reuse office supplies and equipment that remains serviceable
  • Donate unwanted food
  • Purchase environmentally friendly bulk cleaning supplies
  • Purchase refillable and reusable products
  • Use minimal packaging in deliveries or shipments
  • Reduce delivery frequency of office supply shipments

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