Case Studies

  • Training & Certification

    Green Coast Rubbish avoids over $70K in waste disposal fees

    Any company can remove and dispose of junk, but Green Coast Rubbish aims to get the job done ethically with as little impact on the environment as possible. An area of key importance to Green Coast Rubbish is the diversion rate of the materials collected from their customers.

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    In just one year Pacific Blue Cross reduces emissions by 10%

    Pacific Blue Cross has been exemplary in terms of sharing information on their sustainability and carbon-cutting efforts with all staff. Using Climate Smart’s software and guidance has allowed the Pacific Blue Cross green team to communicate the company’s efforts to staff, in the form of real, quantifiable data relating to their sustainability initiatives and goals.

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    Reid’s Automotive adopts ‘zero-waste’ mindset across their business

    Owners Stuart and Teresa Reid take great pride in their contribution to a low-carbon economy by extending the life of auto parts and helping to keep late model vehicle components out of landfills. This pride is what propelled Reid’s Auto to participate in Climate Smart, and their work continues to set a high standard of sustainability and climate action in the Canadian Automotive industry.

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    Webnames seeks sustainable options across their operations—and beyond

    Being a Climate Smart business means that we question every decision we make in that light: is this the most sustainable option? It completely reframes your thinking when you can see the measurable results of your decisions and know that you can influence them through the choices you make as a business

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    Aggressive Tube Bending reduces carbon footprint by 25%

    At a time when it was undergoing extensive renovations, Aggressive Tube Bending worked with Climate Smart to measure it’s baseline emissions, providing the company an additional lens - energy efficiency and carbon reduction - through which to evaluate renovations options.

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    Nature's Path Foods integrates sustainability into corporate culture

    Nature’s Path has sustainability goals and individual key performance indicators that engage all team members at all facilities, and top performers are recognized at a company-wide award ceremony. Team members are encouraged to live as sustainably as possible – from taking environmentally-friendly transportation to recycling their chopsticks – because each team member is on the same path to help leave the earth better than they found it.

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    BC Comfort upgrades fleet and warehouse to find impressive emission reductions—and cost savings too

    BC Comfort addressed its single largest emission source – service vehicles – by replacing the conventional full-size vans with smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles. They also equipped the vehicles with GPS units to optimize the routes and receive speeding alerts. Together these initiatives have reduced the fuel use by 25% and resulted in impressive annual savings of over $57,000.

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    The Listel Hotel reduces operating costs by 27% annually

    In 2008 the hotel installed a solar hot water system and a highly efficient heat recovery system to minimize natural gas use. Together the two systems helped reduce GHG emissions from heating by approximately 150 tonnes CO2e and costs by over 27% annually.

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    The Musket Transport Wins on Fuel Savings

    The Musket Transport is the first Mississauga-based trucking company to become Climate Smart certified, and one of the first businesses out of Mississauga, ON to join the Climate Smart network. Protecting the environment is at the core of Musket Transport’s values, and what drew them to the Climate Smart program to help strengthen and improve upon their energy and fuel conservation initiatives.

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