Fox Cleaners, Inc.
Member Since: May 2021
4102 S. Harvard Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74135, United States
Prerequisites 5/5
Community/Society 36/182
Workplace/Culture 129/291
Transportation 66/461
Consumption/Waste 105/551
Water Use 8/151
Energy/Emissions 131/624
Work From Home 111/663
Governance 0/268
Dry Cleaning 270/448

Completed Initiatives

Initiative Description
Points
Ensure at least 60% of dry clean processes are wetcleaning.
48
Ensure at least 60% or more of your dry cleaning process uses SystemK4, Siloxane D5 (GreenEarth brand or other), Parrafin-Hydrocarbon, Modified HC/Alcohol Blends (Sensene), Modified HC/Glycol Blends (Intense, HC Boost), LCO2 or a combination of these chemicals/systems.
45
100% of your dry cleaning process uses SystemK4, Siloxane D5 (GreenEarth brand or other), Parrafin-Hydrocarbon (DF2000, EcoSolv), Modified HC/Alcohol Blends (Sensene), Modified HC/Glycol Blends (Intense, HC Boost), LCO2 or a combination of these chemicals/systems.
45
Use a tankless or otherwise highly efficient home hot water heater
40
Upgrade from older fluorescent T12, T8 and T5 lamps to LED alternatives
36
Regular maintenance schedule for all boilers, return systems, steam traps, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems.
36
Rent or purchase a building that is close to public transportation stops and bike paths
36
Optimize your on-premise servers and business systems by ensuring the hardware is up-to-date and energy efficient
24
Create an executive leadership team with women, minorities, and people from underrepresented communities in top leadership roles
24
Use washable electrostatic furnace and air conditioning filters
20
Proactive Waste Handling – unregulated waste to be hauled away by licensed hazardous waste hauler.
20
Ensure Appropriate disposal of drycleaning waste water.
20
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
Provide a benefits package that meets the needs of employees, and is well-defined, accessible and transparent to all workers
18
Provide a living wage for all employees, at all levels of the organization including both full time and part time workers
18
Properly recycle all household waste according to your local regulations
18
Offer reusable garment bags to customers.
16
Use of reusable pick up garment bags.
16
Prioritize working with business partners, service providers, etc. that are women-led, minority-owned and local small businesses
16
Install a programmable thermostat to automate your home HVAC or A/C system
16
Purchase all office paper products made from 50-100% recycled materials
12
Arrange the workspace to take advantage of areas with natural sunlight
12
Only using biodegradable detergents and additives in commercial industry.
12
Use of recycled hangers (plastic and wire).
12
Develop an office thermostat policy that maintains internal air temperature within the recommended temperature range, and eliminates A/C and heating usage when the building is not occupied
12
Provide equitable opportunities to ensure women have equal access to employment, leadership roles, and pay
12
Provide fair and appropriate breaks for workers based on hours worked and enforce a strict policy that they must take them
12
Institute a policy for providing training, certification, and professional development opportunities to employees
12
Properly dispose of all hazardous waste materials including batteries, paint and chemicals, lightbulbs, aerosol cans, and electronics
9
Properly dispose of all household hazardous waste materials including batteries, paint and chemicals, lightbulbs, aerosol cans, and electronics
9
Install a filtered water tap or water bottle refill station that provide high-quality drinking water
8
Encourage employee carpools
8
Significantly limit the amount of physical marketing materials you produce
8
Use environmentally-friendly, non-toxic, bio-based cleaning products
8
Replace regular light bulbs with LED bulbs
8
Establish a paperless billing program for your customers
8
Use concentrated cleaning products
8
Buy electronics that are energy efficient, EPEAT, ROHS, etc.
8
Regularly evaluate employee satisfaction through interviews, surveys, or calculation of employee net promoter score
8
Use a drip irrigation system for watering your home landscaping
8
Choose paperless billing with vendors, business partners, and suppliers when possible
6
Eliminate unnecessary paper usage as much as possible including forms, contracts, meeting agendas and materials, proofs, and drafts
6
Conduct exit interviews to gain insights on company culture and operations and make improvements based on feedback
6
Give opportunity for all employees to provide feedback of any kind and feel secure and empowered to do so
6
Use reusable bags instead of plastic bags when shopping
6
Place a company employee on the organizing committee for a sustainability event
4
Recycle or sell your used toner cartridges
4
Develop a paper reduction policy that clearly defines when and how items should be printed
4
Reduce junk mail by removing your organization’s name from national direct marketing databases
4
Use air-filtering plants throughout the office
4
Print and copy double-sided only
4
Make your business’ sustainability efforts a central part of your message by filling out and linking to your GBB Public Profile and publishing your sustainability commitment on your website
4
Choose bio-based, reused, recycled, recyclable, or FSC certified boxes and bags for shipping
4
Use virtual meeting platforms to replace travel when possible
4
Communicate your social responsibility initiatives with customers and other stakeholders in a way that clearly defines your company values, policies, objectives and actual performance
4
Evaluate customer and community satisfaction with your company through calculating your net promoter score (NPS)
4
Add shades/window covering to reduce heat gain
4
Provide regular formal review, linked to a comprehensive development plan, with clear and constructive feedback to all employees
4
Require all business leaders to be trained in, maintain current knowledge of, and commit to complying with the company’s environmental, social and employee wellbeing policies and practices
4
Change your home HVAC or A/C filters every 90 days-6 months maximum as is recommended by your filter thickness and type
4
Use smart power strips throughout your house in areas of high plug loads
4
Stop purchasing single-use plastic waterbottles. Install a water filter if necessary
4
Minimize air conditioning usage through natural ventilation by opening windows
3
Purchase trash liners made from 50-100% recycled materials
2
Use ceiling fans in place of air conditioning when possible
2
Reduce “vampire loads” by unplugging appliances when not in use to reduce business emissions
2
Assist at least one other business in learning about sustainability, social responsibility, and green business efforts and encourage them to join GBB
2
Commit to inviting, receiving and acting upon customer and community feedback in a welcoming and constructive way at all times.
2
Donate used clothing and furniture
2
Organize a sustainability committee to lead your organization’s sustainability program
1
Complete the GBB getting started steps
1
Develop a sustainability mission statement for your business and define your company’s core commitments
1
Populate your company’s sustainability accomplishments in your profile
1
Announce your commitment to GBB to all employees
1
Use natural odor elimination
1