In 2012, Vans conducted a waste audit of our corporate headquarters. We learned that despite having a recycling program, we're still sending a significant Read More
amount of waste to landfill. We established a goal of diverting 50% of our waste from landfill by the end of 2014. Here are some of the efforts we are taking in order to reach our goal:
- Implemented a new waste system throughout all Vans office buildings to include containers with descriptive signage for efficient waste disposal.
- Filtered tap water stations installed throughout corporate headquarters to eliminate use of disposable plastic water bottles. New employees receive a coffee mug and reusable water bottle at orientation.
- Created an operational sustainability scorecard with goals relating to: energy use, waste diversion and paper use.