As one of less than a dozen Atlas Van Lines agents that has achieved the Master Level Sustainable Agent Certification, we're proving sustainability is more than just a buzzword for us.
Recycling saves energy, reduces landfill space conserves natural resources and cust down on emissions. We make every effort to purchase materials from sustainable and responsible sources and have a system in place to recycle all common mixed recyclables. But it just starts there, we recycle everything from office equipment and electronics to tires and pallets, while working to reduce waste across our business.
Reducing fuel waste is our bottom line for environmental protection. That’s why we plan for every move by finding the most efficient routes for our trucks with full control of our company fleet's routes. We take great measures to reduce fuel consumption along the way, such as:
Moving and storage is a document heavy business. Saving paper consumption is a huge initiative across our departments. To save paper, we:
We adhere to the Atlas World-Class Commitment Technology Standard as well.
From lighting reduction and increased use of LED lights to investing in new HVAC units, we’re constantly looking to keep our modern facilities updated with eco-friendly features.
Sustainability is not just about being more environmentally friendly. It’s also connected to the wellbeing of the communities and people around us. We engage in a number of activities with our communities, including acting as a Pacesetter for United Way, supporting Wounded Warrior Project®, the VA and Truckers Against Trafficking, or participating in local events such as food or clothing drives.