For more than 25 years, CycleSafe, Inc. has been making a positive impact on the natural world. By providing secure bicycle parking products for commuters – and by following sustainable manufacturing practices – our company is an active participant in the movement toward a healthier environment and society.
While much of the focus in the business sustainability movement is on the greening of interior/office environments, it’s important to remember that the biggest environmental impact remains how people get to work.
According to the Energy Information Administration, transportation emissions represent the largest source of energy-related carbon dioxide release in the United States. CycleSafe’s products provide a direct, practical response to this reality.
CycleSafe’s bicycle parking products – high-density lockers and shelters, and steel racks – promote a more sustainable world by:
CycleSafe manufacturer’s follow ISO, ANSI, EPA, UL and LEED Quality and Environmental Standards to provide quality control and conservation of resources. Our Environmental Policy stresses Continuous Improvement, Prevention of Pollution, and evaluation of environmental aspects to allow target objectives to be maintained for Sustainable practice to continue which also support ratings such as LEED and Green Building requirements. CycleSafe products contribute to LEED Version 2009 and V.4 Ratings systems.
CycleSafe is committed to identifying and using environmentally friendly manufacturing techniques. These include:
CycleSafe reduces transportation costs and emissions by contracting with local suppliers, manufacturers and distributors for all raw materials. All of these facilities meet air quality standards and enforce environmental policies. Internal transportation is also minimized, as the SMC parts used in our lockers are molded at the same plant where the raw material is produced. OSB panels are manufactured at local mills, and all steel products and stainless steel fasteners come from regional suppliers.
CycleSafe bicycle parking products can be the lowest cost to LEED Rating credits. CycleSafe is a longtime member of the U.S. Green Building Council, which “provides independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures.” The USGBC’s LEED plaque demonstrates that a building is environmentally responsible, profitable and a healthy place to live and work. Get more information about LEED rating systems.
Durable and well-crafted, CycleSafe products require little to no maintenance and have an estimated lifecycle of 50 years or more, greatly reducing the cost of ownership. In addition, they can be easily disassembled and relocated as needed.
Financial implications for consumers are also attractive, as the cost for secure bicycle parking much lower than the cost of vehicle parking. Beyond this are the obvious cost savings in automobile maintenance and fuel.
By promoting transportation alternatives, CycleSafe also encourages active lifestyles, which can contribute to improved commuter and community health.
CycleSafe, Inc. will continually strive to provide a more sustainable world for future generations through innovative products, cleaner manufacturing processes and social activism. Enhancing the environment upon which we all depend is at the center of our mission to promote secure parking for bicycle users.
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