The Digital Foundry
Member Since: December 2021
13 South Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, United States
Prerequisites2/5
Community/Society0/174
Workplace/Culture1/291
Transportation30/461
Consumption/Waste50/541
Water Use8/143
Energy/Emissions124/616

Completed Initiatives

Initiative Description
Points
Install or lease from a building with a heat recovery system that converts waste heat to energy
60
Upgrade from older fluorescent T12, T8 and T5 lamps to LED alternatives
36
Eliminate all single-use paper, styrofoam or plastic cups, plates, and utensils in the kitchen area. Use reusable mugs, dishes, and silverware instead
18
Schedule regular maintenance on company vehicles to ensure each vehicle is operating as efficiently as possible to reduce emissions
18
Arrange the workspace to take advantage of areas with natural sunlight; design future spaces with natural lighting opportunities in mind
12
Purchase or lease used or recycled office equipment and furniture
12
Install a filtered water tap or water bottle refill station that provide high-quality drinking water and encourage employees to use them in place of bottled water
8
Encourage employee carpools
8
Significantly limit the amount of physical marketing materials you produce and limit amount of paper used (envelopes from marketing materials – use fold and mail when possible)
8
Replace regular light bulbs with LED bulbs that last longer and save energy
8
Install timers on non-essential electrical appliances and reduce “vampire loads” by unplugging them when not in use to reduce business scope 2 emissions
8
Establish a paperless billing program for your customers and encourage use by creating incentives
8
Develop a paper reduction policy that clearly defines when and how items should be printed to significantly reduce paper usage and consumption
4
Use virtual meeting platforms to replace travel when possible
4
Organize sustainability committee or green team to serve as your company’s leading advocates for greening efforts
1
Complete GBB’s Getting Started steps, including filling out your company’s Member Profile and the GBB Assessment
1
Relax the office dress code to allow for attire that doesn’t require dry cleaning
1