Here at BA Auto Care, we strive to incorporate sustainable principles in every facet of our business. From the recommendations we make for auto repairs to the incorporation of sustainable principles everyday around our facilities -- green business practices are a way of life. In fact, we have a long history of green advocacy. As early as 2000, we won an Small Business Energy Star Award from the EPA. More recently, we won a Green Registry Leadership Award from the Maryland Department of the Environment.
The solar panels and energy efficient lighting systems we have installed at our facility are projected to result in us being 95% energy independent.
We follow strict energy saving and recycling methods. For example, in the workshop we recycle tires, batteries, scrap metal, oil, anti-freeze, cardboard, old parts and plastic oil containers. In fact, annually we estimate that we:
Additionally, we have converted more than half of our landscaping into a natural area that does not require mowing and converted an area to garden plots for employees. For more information on how you can adopt greener driving practices, download our FREE "Drive Smart" e-booklet.