S and S is committed to reducing water consumption:

Indoor:

  • Install water-saving devices on toilets, which can save up to one gallon of water with each flush.
  • Fix leaking faucets and toilets in office building
  • Remodel men and women bathroom in the first floor of the building

Outdoor:

  • Water the lawn 1 to 2 days a week instead of 5 days a week (potential saving: 500 gallons per week)
  • Check for leaks in pipes, hoses, and faucets

S and S is committed to reducing energy consumption:

Office:

  • Schedule regular service for heating and air conditioning systems
  • Thermostat - Set thermostat to 78 degrees or higher, when possible
  • Installed motion sensors lighting in the offices
  • Equipment - Turn off any office equipment that is not currently in use
  • Enable power management setting on all computers, so that they go to sleep and turn off screens when not in use
  • End-of-the-day - checking all computers, printer/copiers, and other office equipment is fully shut down

Warehouse:

  • Installed LED lighting in the warehouse
  • Installed motion sensors lighting in the warehouse
  • Thermostat - Set thermostat to 67 degree
  • Invested in warehouse fans

S & S is committed to reducing non-hazardous waste:

Office:

  • Use reusable interoffice envelopes
  • Old furniture is removed by Creative Solutions to fix the furniture or get credit for discarded furniture
  • Encourage employees to bring lunches in reusable containers
  • Use blue recycle bin for newspaper, magazines, brochures, and papers
  • Old computers removed by e-waste

Warehouse:

  • Collect and drop off old batteries to Solano Garbage/Republic Services
  • Pallets and bales of cardboard drop off in Devin road recycling
  • Use blue recycle bin for newspaper, magazines, brochures, and papers
  • Use brown recycle bin for our glass, soft drink bottles and food containers
  • Grounds copper segregated for recycling
  • Reuse boxes

S & S is committed to reducing hazardous waste:

Office:

  • Buy and stock only what we need (no over stock)
  • Label, date and inspect new hazardous materials as they are received

Key Sustainability Indicators:

  2016 2017 2018  Target Year
Gas KWH 1 234227.1617 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%
Gas Therms 1 7986.0000 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%
Electricity KWH 1 436791.6000 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%
Electricity Therms 1 14892.4356 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%
CO2 Emissions in Metric Tons 152.7686 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%
Water 2 27676.0000 TBD Reduce between 5% - 10%