Common Plea Catering

2945 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh,  PA  15201
(724) 420-7810

www.commonplea-catering.com

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Rating 3550

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This location is certified Class-G
in compliance with all Class-G
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This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Implement a space-wide policy to minimize the use of toxic pesticides
  • Use mats, rugs & grates at building entrances to manage particulates
  • Implement a pest-management plan to reduce or eliminate sources of food, water & shelter
  • Use certified environmentally-friendly cleaning products
  • Use a carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring system
    • Continuously monitor our indoor air for CO2 or CO
  • Maintain and clean our HVAC at least twice per calendar year
    • Optimize our indoor air system with filters rated MERV 8 or greater
      • Change or clean our HVAC filters at least quarterly
    • Optimize our indoor air system with the use of economizers, air handling units, etc
    • Have daylight accessible to at least 50% of our occupants
      • Have daylight accessible to at least 75+% of our occupants
      • Have daylight accessible to 100% of our occupants
    • Implement a space-wide non-smoking policy
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    This location is managed sustainably because they:

    • Ensure all individuals have task lighting controls to reduce overall lighting usage
    • Have common area lighting on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
      • Ensure all common area lighting is on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
      • Ensure all applicable lighting is on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
    • Implement daytime cleaning
    • Use programmable thermostats and/or "range" controls (e.g., two degrees up & down)
      • Use thermostat timers to control peak vs. non-peak loads
    • Have a policy to phase all incandescent lighting to CFL, LED or better
      • Practice powering-down during unoccupied times (computers, lights)
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      This location is managed sustainably because they:

      • Ensure all new product purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde, such as
        • Ensure all new furniture purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
        • Ensure all new building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs contain no added urea-formaldehyde
        • Ensure all new cabinet, countertop & flooring purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
      • Prioritize purchasing > 50% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
        • Prioritize purchasing > 50% furniture items harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
        • Prioritize purchasing > 50% paper, toner cartridges & other office supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
        • Prioritize purchasing > 50% building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
        • Prioritize purchasing > 50% cabinets, countertops & flooring harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
      • Prioritize purchasing products made from recycled content, such as
        • Have a written policy which commits to purchasing environmentally-preferable products
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Use high-efficiency toilet flushing mechanisms
          • Use low-flow faucet and/or showerhead fixtures in 50+% of common areas
            • Have low-flow and/or faucet fixtures in 100% of common areas
          • Have a written policy which commits to reducing our indoor water use
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          This location is managed sustainably because they:

          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Paper & cardboard
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Glass
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Metal
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Batteries
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Composting (on-site or off-site)
          • Set all common area printers to default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
            • Ensure all print users default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
          • Set all common area printers to default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
            • Ensure all print users default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
          • Use reusable dishware, kitchenware & utensils
          • Have a written policy which commits to reducing waste generation and disposal
          • Implement a space-wide recycling policy, which includes a
            • Have a single can commingled recycling system, intended to be separated offsite
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          This location is managed sustainably because they:

          • Have on-site bike storage
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Plastic
          • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Electrical equipment (computers, etc.)
          • Have an organizational pledge to nurture a sustainable workplace (i.e., Sustainability Mission Statement)
          • Conduct "Green" education programs for our staff &/or stakeholders
          • Provide wellness plans or wellness training for our staff &/or stakeholders
          • Display education stations identifying sustainable practices
          • Have a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or similar sustainability reporting initiative
          • Have an individual appointed to specifically oversee sustainable operations and/or reporting
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