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What is your Moving Company Doing For the Environment?

August 4th, 2010 12:24 pm by

 

Before you make your decision on which moving company you want transporting your goods find out what different companies are doing to reduce their carbon footprint.

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Ask questions to make sure your mover is doing their part to be an eco-friendly company – helping you to make your move a Green Move.

 Highland Moving & Storage holds a FAIM certification which requires that the company maintains certain environmental standard. Below are just a few of the policies Highland Moving & Storage has implemented to Move their company on Greener path:

  •  Use only remanufactured printer toner
  •  Use  filtrated tap water to purify rather than bottled water
  •  Recycle all drinking cartons.
  •  Recycling program for all drinking cartons has been implemented.
  •  No styrofoam cups or plates are used in the office.
  •  Recycle bins at every work station.
  •  All cardboard/paper material is recycled in the warehouse.
  •  All oil/filters etc. are collected and recycled.
  •  Building temperatures adjusted nightly to save energy.
  •  HVAC system uses outside air to cool the building when appropriate.
  •  All lights in the building are shut off nightly.
  •  All light fixtures and bulbs are being replaced with new energy efficient technology.
  • All cleaning agents used within the office are eco-friendly.
  • No idling policy cuts fuel emissions.
  • Shortest route possible policy and speed monitoring cuts fuel consumption.
  • Recyled stationary and packing materials are purchased whenever possible. Lower grade material is produced using less processing/manufacturing.
  • Supply delivery is done utilizing a 48 hour schedule to put efficiency route into place.

For more information on the FAIM certification please click on the following link. FAIM

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