Arizona Family Florist is committed to minimizing our carbon footprint, both in terms of sourcing product and operationally. We have forged relationships directly with the farms & growers around the world that embrace & employ ethical, sustainable farming practices. These include water reclamation, reduced use of pesticides and fair labor practices for farm workers. To learn more about these initiatives, visit FLORVERDE Sustainable Flowers.
From an operational standpoint, Arizona Family Florist has taken aggressive steps to conserve energy and minimize the use of power and other resources by using state-of-the-art technology and equipment. In addition, we are committed to recycling efforts and reducing the amount of paper and plastic waste. Not only are these sustainable practices good for the environment, but they are good for our business. Arizona Family Florist saves tens of thousands of dollars each year through our conservation efforts. This savings enables Arizona Family Florist to reinvest in new technology, and pass the savings on to our customers in the form of more affordable pricing.
Power costs are one of the biggest expenses for any floral business and refrigeration and lighting equipment are the biggest users of electricity. Below is a partial list of the most significant improvements and investments Arizona Family Florist has made to reduce power consumption:
Arizona Family Florist is committed to leading the way with its recycling initiatives. Some of the efforts used to reduce waste are listed below.