Born in a land characterized by pristine natural beauty and supported by a resource- and tourism-based economy, Frontier Tutoring is committed to operating in a manner that minimizes our impact on the environment. As an education business, we also strive demonstrate the value of environmental responsibility to our students and customers through our actions. At Frontier Tutoring, working to achieve sustainability—for our business, our people, and our environment—is at the core of all we do.
Green Star Award
Frontier Tutoring is the proud recipient of the Green Star Award for Commitment to Environmental Responsibility, which we earned in January 2010. We achieved Green Star certification by implementing these environmentally-focused changes throughout our business.
Recycling: We recycle all recyclable mixed paper, cardboard, aluminum, and plastic products.
Reducing: We have partially replaced disposable cups with durable mugs for both our team members and customers. Computers are set to automatically print double-sided, and scrap paper is used for note-taking.
Purchasing: We purchase general purpose printing paper with at least 30% recycled content. Our window envelopes are printed on recycled paper with 30% post-consumer content. We target Energy Star® office appliances in our procurement process.
Energy: Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are used for task lighting instead of traditional incandescent bulbs. Computers are turned off when not in use.
Education: An employee bulletin board in our office displays our Green Star Policy Statement and contains a booklet of personal energy conservation tips published by Green Star.
Accommodation: Employees who bicycle or walk to work are exempt from certain provisions of our dress code.