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July 16, 2013

Green Warehousing: Budget-Friendly Tips for Greening Up Your Warehouse

By | 2016-10-30T13:18:16+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Blog Posts, Green Warehousing|

8 Budget-Friendly Tips for Green Warehousing Did you know that buildings contribute two-thirds of the carbon footprint we're constantly creating? Greening up your existing warehouse—using sustainable practices, products and procedures—can reduce your facility’s carbon footprint, lessen consumption and lower energy costs. Not to mention, good environmental citizenship also creates positive public relations and customer goodwill...and because it's the right thing to [...]

Fun With Pallets! (Reusing, Recycling & Repurposing Shipping Pallets)

By | 2016-10-30T13:18:17+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Blog Posts, Green Warehousing|

Repurposing Shipping PalletsPhoto Credit: Mike McCaffrey By Kim Stebbins Creative Ways to Repurpose Used Shipping Pallets I can't take credit for these great DIY projects and the pictures of them in this post, but the idea for writing about ways to repurpose shipping pallets was due to four factors: Green–I  have an honest and  sincere interest in green [...]

Gravity Conveyor Basics: Roller and Skate Wheel Conveyor

By | 2016-10-30T13:18:17+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Blog Posts, Warehouse Storage Systems|

What is a Gravity Conveyor? Non-powered conveyor is the simplest form of conveyor that uses gravity to keep products moving. Gravity conveyors offer a green, affordable way to transport packages distances that they cannot be carried. Portable sections of non-powered conveyor are often used for loading packages  on to and off trucks. Gravity conveyor can also serve as takeaway conveyor [...]

Green Warehousing: LEED Certification Basics

By | 2016-10-30T13:18:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|Blog Posts, Green Warehousing|

LEED Certification in a Nutshell When creating a green warehouse or distribution facility, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification is often considered the goal to strive for in one’s efforts to lessen the impact a facility has on our planet and its resources.  While implementing green initiatives can definitely have a positive impact on your bottom line, LEED points and [...]