Happy Earth Day!
Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. The Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 75,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. They work through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.
At BEST, in keeping with our core values, we are committed to operational excellence and our role as leaders in environmental best practices. Our commitment is to being the sustainable choice in the custodial industry by providing services that meet the requirements of CIMS Green Building, LEED, AASHE STARS, and BOMA BEST.
Some fun environmental facts about BEST Service Pros
- Since 2007, BESTService Pros has off-set 100% of the Green House Gas created from our operations and our employee travel to-and-from work with our partner Offsetters.
- 98% of the chemicals we use are EcoLogo UL Certified; this certification ensures the chemicals we use meet environmental standards during production, usage and disposal.
- 81% of the chemicals we use are GREENGUARD UL Certified; this certification meets a strict standard of VOC off-gassing during use. Reducing exposure to team & clients.
As of Dec 2018, BEST has offset the equivalent of removing 3,044 cars from the road. Over the years BEST carbon offset funds have been used to help fund methane collection from landfills, wind and solar generation facilities, and protecting sensitive eco-systems from deforestation.
This year we encourage everyone to take action towards climate change by getting involved, give to the cause, and by spreading the word.