Our approach to reduce the ecological footprint
ABD Business Centers provide office space and services for nearly 40 years now. Time and innovation change faster and faster. What is needed is a constant adaption to changing requirements and focus topics. Since early 2017 ABD has started to consequently support sustainable resource management and the reduction of energy consumption.
It started (much earlier) with paper recycling, followed by systematic collection of
- electronic waste
As soon as available, we have replaced the lighting with LED lamps and reduced energy consumption significantly.
Our NEW focus areas are:
- cleansing material and
- cargo bikes
To supply CO2 friendly water, we selected providers with wells for drinking water not more than 80 km from our office. But on the long run we want to learn how to offer the same quality with the most eco-friendly water product, available from the tab: Receiving advise from the “a tip: tap“ initiative (https://atiptap.org/), we will be able to reduce our CO2 footprint further on by the end of the year.
Our new floor, extending our premises on Oststrasse in Duesseldorf gives us opportunity to go for a new cleaning concept, focussing environmentally friendly cleaning material. Excluded are only disinfectants which are necessary due to Corona presently.
Presently cargo bikes are very much in fashion – which we are using for our regular shopping tours for office supplies. We take advantage of the cargo bikes provided by the city of Duesseldorf!
Our goal is to improve our environmental footprint for our Office Centers.