Environmental & Sustainability Policy Statement

At EdCast, we shall strive to incorporate sustainability into our core business operations through internal and external efforts. Specifically, we shall adopt the following policies and practices:

  1. Conserve energy, water and natural resources.
  2. Commit to only purchase environmentally preferable products.
  3. Reuse, Recycle and Reduce.
  4. Promote environmental education, outreach and awareness.

We shall

  • Reduce our waste stream by increasing our recycling and composting capabilities to 85%.
  • Strive to increase waste diversion by recycling all paper, cardboard, wood, metals, bottles, plastics, packaging and cans
  • Composting all food and landscape waste.
  • Discourage the use of paper towels by promoting cloth towels.
  • Reduce the waste generated by donating reusable office items (appliances, electronic equipment, furniture) to charitable organizations.
  • Reuse envelopes and packaging as well as purchase reusable products
  • Promote the use of natural lighting and solar energy.
  • Institute a policy to turn off lighting and appliances in unoccupied rooms.
  • Purchase low mercury fluorescent and LED lighting and energy star appliances.
  • Conserve water with the installation of dual flush low flow toilets, planting native drought tolerant plants and using a drip irrigation system.

Toxics Reduction

We shall reduce the use of toxic materials to protect employee health and the environment.

Specifically, we shall:

  • Choose green seal certified janitorial cleaning products
  • Only use recycled content products, materials and supplies when available
  • Purchase No VOC paints markers and air fresheners.
  • Recycle universal wastes and prohibit purchasing hazardous wastes.
  • Purchase rechargeable batteries and appliances only
  • Promote stormwater and source control compliance

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

  • We shall purchase/use the following:
  • Remanufactured and refillable toner cartridges
  • Office & toilet paper with 100% recycled content as well as tree free paper (where feasible)
  • Products with the least packaging (no plastic, polystyrene, aerosol packaging)
  • Recycled content office furniture and supplies.
  • Promote the use of refillable bottles, canvas bags and reusable to go containers.
  • Energy Star rated appliances and office equipment.
  • Water efficient toilets, showerheads and faucet aerators

Conserve

  • We shall conserve fossil fuels by
  • Encouraging the use of public transit
  • Promoting biking to work
  • Offering telecommuting options
  • We shall strive to remodel using LEED Green building standards

Employee Education

  • We shall educate employees on resource conservation and pollution prevention through
  • Hosting only zero waste events i.e. ensuring that no waste is generated during company picnics, meetings
  • Training programs or brown bag sessions to educate employees on proper recycling & composting practices, resource conservation ideas, importance of low toxic purchasing etc
  • Offer incentives to encourage environmentally preferable practices such as recycling champion, transit hero etc
  • Inform employees of environmental issues in company newsletters, training material and staff meeting discussions

Environmental Stewardship

  • Through the course of our work, we shall endeavor to promote these policies to other companies and individuals

Karl Mehta
Founder & CEO

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