At First Class Automotive, our team has taken a keen interest in “green” solutions that we can put into practice in the automotive industry. We understand the importance of green initiatives to help in sustaining our valuable environment, especially in the auto repair industry. That’s why Harry, Jed, and the entire team at First Class Automotive in Raleigh, NC are dedicated to promoting environmentally-friendly business practices, and continually training and educating our staff on new green methods and technologies.
By implementing green initiatives into our business at First Class Automotive, we aim to contribute to the sustainability of our environment by significantly reducing our environmental footprint. Listed below are some green solutions that our team has come up with to help our cause:
- Green Audits to monitor how our business practice is affecting our environment and to make sure that we are effectively implementing our green initiatives into every facet of our business.
- Ongoing investment in green computing, green equipment and green education.
- Examining our business supply chain to ensure that we engage with other green conscious companies who have made similar green conservation commitments.
- Implementation of recycling programs in all facets of our business: oil, lubricants, anti-freeze, used auto parts, used auto equipment, used computer and technological equipment.
- Harmful emission reductions: oil, lubricants, anti-freeze, water, carbon dioxide, freon, exhaust, pollutants, contaminants.
- Energy, Water and Natural Resource Conservation.
- Utilization of an inside car wash with an oil separator to better manage storm water contamination
- Our "Green Shuttle" initiative; we use a gas-electric hybrid vehicle to shuttle customers and for parts transportation.
- Employee encouragement to promote green practices in the work place and at home.
At First Class Automotive in Raleigh, we’re always open to new ideas and suggestions, and we love to learn new ways to stay green! Whether you’re in our shop for repairs, or just passing through our website, don’t hesitate to leave your comments and ideas. We’d love to hear from you!
The Importance of Green Education:
Our most significant Green Initiative is Green Education. We are continually striving to further educate ourselves and our staff concerning how we can better apply the newest green methodologies and technologies. Our commitment to green educational efforts should ensure First Class Automotive's positive interaction with its environment now and well into the future.
Green Business is Good Business:
At First Class Automotive we are continually discovering that green business is good business as many of the green initiatives that we have put into place contribute positively to our bottom line. For instance, cost reductions gleaned from green computing, energy efficiency and natural resource conservation help to significantly improve our profitability. Therefore, we plan to maximize our efforts to create a greener workplace to reap not only the environmental benefits but also the accompanying financial benefits as well.
E-mail Us Your Green Suggestions:
Any suggestions that you may have concerning how to further improve our green business practices are welcome!
Please drop by this green page whenever possible to view our most recent updates to our green program.