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BPS E-News: Sustainability at Work Silver Certified Business makes green a breeze for employees

MIG is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in inclusive urban planning and design, consensus building and facilitation, communications and technology tools. They recently achieved Sustainability at Work's Silver Certification and have implemented several practices that make it easy for their employees to go green at work.

MIG provides employees with pre-tax transit passes, a bicycle incentive program, an on-site bike room with pump and repair kit, showers and lockers for employees. As a result, an astounding 98 percent of MIG employees commute by bike or transit.

MIG also cuts back on waste by providing reusable glasses, coffee mugs, plates and silverware, as well as reusable containers for employees to use in picking up lunch from local food carts and restaurants. MIG composts food scraps, safely recycles all computer equipment, toners, batteries and other hazardous materials, along with paper, glass and aluminum.

If you would like to learn simple steps to implementing green practices at your workplace, Sustainability at Work can help. To learn more or contact an advisor, visit

Learn more about MIG here.