Member Since: 2017
Baseline Year: 2017
Baseline GHG Emissions: 4.36 tonnes CO2-equivalent
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About the Member:
Established in 2012 Stone Mills Cleaning Services provides high quality, efficient and trust-worthy residential cleaning services to clients in Kingston, Napanee, Stone Mills, Loyalist Township and South Frontenac. As a result of its focus on service excellence, personalization, and valuing its staff the company is growing rapidly. Already a Living Wage Employer the company joined Sustainable Kingston's Green Economy program to strengthen its existing environmental commitments and support local climate action.
Highlighted Sustainability Projects:
Rachel Melbourne, Stone Mills' business owner, was nominated for the SK Sustainability Champion award at the 2018 Evening of Recognition!
Paperless operation policy: e-sign contracts, e-invoicing, digital calendars and schedules, online training resources, online Inventory, and bank statements
Switch to 100% all eco-friendly and eco-safe products
Replacement of paper towel with microfibre cloths so that all cleaning tools are washable and reusable
First sustainably.eco member to become a living wage certified employer.
Purchased 5 tonnes of carbon offsets to make the business carbon negative for 2018
Converted heat from oil to propane
Switched 100% lighting to LED. Outside lights have timers and sensors and installed motion-sensitive LED lights for inside
Reduced 8% of GHGs