Member Since: 2019
Baseline Year: 2016
Baseline GHG Emissions: 12.45 tonnes CO2-equivalent
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About the Member:
A family-owned, community-minded bike shop that has built its reputation on 25 years of honest, reliable and professional service. With bikes & cycling gear for every purpose, every terrain, every age and every budget, this family friendly bicycle store also features a full-service repair shop with speedy turnaround times
Highlighted sustainability projects:
Involved in community cycling efforts such as cycling safety workshops and Commuter Challenge
Partner with St. Vincent de Paul Society of Kingston, where they help get bikes to the community’s youth through regular donations of used kids’ bikes. They also proudly support the military community through a partnership with CFMWS as a CANEX retail partner.
There are constant efforts to divert 100% of cardboard, paper, plastic, and metal waste that comes into their store. Their recyclables are delivered weekly to KARC, local metal recyclers, local tire recyclers, and sometimes even donated to local artisans.
Care is taken to use biodegradable and environmentally friendly products whenever possible.
Their people are committed to using active transportation as much as feasible.
Their highly successful Kids' Bike Trade-Up Program makes sure that every kids bike sold provides multiple years of enjoyment for multiple kids.