What we do!
- Glass:100% recyclable, 15-20% post-consumer recycled material used to manufacture
- Light-weighting PET for 24C: Reduction in energy to produce and reduction of material in land-fill
- Cardboard reduction in carriers: Approximate 7.0% reduction in amount of cardboard used; equivalent of over 150,000 carriers per year! Reduction of material in land-fill and 100% recyclable
- Labels: 100% recyclable
- Bottling: New partnerships developed in LA and Memphis to reduce fuel and carbon emissions
- Branding/Marketing: Using label and 4-pack real estate to promote recycling through special series of recycling-themed labels in 2008
- To minimize use, consumption or disposal of all non sustainable materials
- Encourage recycling
- Make environmentally responsible purchases
- Plan efficient transportation at an employee level and freight level
- Further the sustainability of packaging and materials in office
How we’re going to do it!
- Only print when absolutely necessary, printing on both sides and using an eco-friendly font.
- Conserving as much electricity as possible: turning equipment and lights off after business hours.
- Eliminate all disposable flatware and plates in the office and create a compost bin for food scraps and paper products.
- Purchase papers with 80% recycled material or higher, buy local to decrease freight, purchase low VOC carpets, paints, etc.
- Increase telecommunications capabilities to decrease traveling for meetings, set up inner-office carpool program, and purchase C02 emissions to offset air travel.
- Increase environmental awareness in the office through meetings, emails, message boards, and blogs.
- Create flex-time or condensed work weeks to decrease carbon footprint of commuting as well as energy used in office.
- Encourage employees to bike and/or walk to work.