RecycleSmart Innovates Organic Waste Diversion for Sunridge Shopping Centre
RICHMOND, British Columbia — RecycleSmart, a leading provider of waste and recycling management services, today announced the successful roll-out of a 360 degree waste and recycling plan for Calgary’s Sunridge Shopping Centre. Sunridge is the dominant regional enclosed shopping centre located in Northeast Calgary. It is operated by leading Canadian property management firm – Primaris Management.
RecycleSmart’s Internet of Things (IoT) enabled solution helps the retail business comply with the City mandate to produce a cleaner, more sustainable food court waste diversion system. As part of the comprehensive solution, RecycleSmart also manages waste streams generated in the mall more efficiently through mixing relevant materials together.
“We’re pleased to have helped Sunridge achieve their sustainability and efficiency goals,” says Graeme Dobinson, Managing Partner of RecycleSmart. “We look forward to continuously creating value for Sunridge.”
“RecycleSmart is a like-minded sustainability partner that we are proud to work with,” says Troy Stoushnow, Operations Manager at Sunridge. “With their program, we were able to increase waste diverted from landfills to over 80% in less than a year, in the process becoming more environmentally responsible.”
Sunridge is a great example of using cost savings from efficiency to fund an enhanced recycling program. RecycleSmart was able to reduce overall waste costs by 40% and reinvest the savings into the food court waste diversion program. Sunridge will benefit from a 13% in overall operational cost reduction, averaging $14,000 per year while increasing the waste diversion rate to 80%.
Founded in 2008, RecycleSmart is a leading provider of waste and recycling management services in Canada. Taking a 360 degree approach, RecycleSmart is the single source for companies who want to maximize cost reduction, increase waste diversion and streamline daily operations. With over 20 years of industry expertise, the company has built trusted relationships with waste haulers, and deploys cutting edge technology and analytics to reduce recycling/waste expenses for commercial customers. Customers include Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing, hospitality, retail and property management industries. For more information visit: http://recycle-smart.ca.
Completed in 1981, Sunridge Shopping Centre is the dominant regional enclosed shopping centre located in Northeast Calgary. The centre’s unique mix of shops and services, including several professional services, makes Sunridge one of the largest and preferred shopping destinations in the city. Sunridge features strong anchors, including The Bay, Sport Chek, and Shoppers Drug Mart. With a keen focus on enhancing the customer experience and a solid commitment to community, Sunridge Shopping Centre’s appeal continues to grow. For more information on how Sunridge is Shopping For Everyone, please visit: www.sunridgeshopping.com