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Schukra – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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In 2014, Schukra participated in several social responsibility activities:

  • Annually, the facility helps plant trees in their community as part of the ERCA tree planting. During this event, approx. 2,000 trees are planted by volunteers in the community.
  • The facility collects coats and mittens every year, which are given to the unemployment help center for those in need.
  • The facility hosted a shoe drive to collect shoes for Soles 4 Souls Canada – an organization that recycles shoes to underprivileged nations in need.
  • Schukra participated in Take Your Kid to Work Day, in which employees’ children came to work with their parents. During this day, a presentation about the Eco Initiative program was made to the children. They also reviewed multiple learning boards pertaining to conservation and other environmental topics, and each child received a water-powered alarm clock.

The Schukra facility is also currently working on the following projects to reduce landfill waste:

  • Reduce bar code labels through pull system optimization.
  • Continue to perform waste audits annually to develop future objectives – 100% efficiency.
  • Reduce hot beverage cups by distributing tumblers.
  • Find a way to recycle new grease for new programs that current recycler won’t recycle.
  • Find a way to begin recycling paper towels.