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Business Name:
Crisis Assistance Ministry

Business Type:
Non-profit Charitable Agency

Services Provided:
We stop financial crises by providing rent and utility bill assistance, furniture and appliance, clothing and household items, counseling, services and support.We are the lead agency in Meck County for the prevention of homelessness.

Waste Reduction Accomplishments:
We sanitized and re-used 3,500 used mattresses and kept them out of the County landfill. We salvaged 100,000 damaged garments for re-use as shop rags, filler for upholstery and provision to third-world countries.

Address:
500-A Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206

Web Address:
www.crisisassistance.org

Facebook/Twitter Address:
Crisis Assistance Ministry

Number of Employees at this Location:
55

Identify Current Environmentally Responsible Practices.
Coper set for double-sided copying
Buy recycled content office products
Recycle printer cartridges

Indicate what your company does actively to promote on-site Waste Reduction.
Post and/or distribute miscellaneous Waste Reduction Information/posters
Ensure site waste reduction activities are implemented 

Goal for improvement:
We continue to look for vendors who will recycle or re-use donations which we can't put in our stores.

Please describe what you will be doing internally to actively promote and display Wipe Out Waste Ambassador initiatives.
We have a Green Team that is responsible for managing our recycling program. We would take any Wipe Out Waste initiatives to them to be considered for implementation.

Please provide examples of your company's commitment to purchase "Green Products".
We only buy paper plates & bowls for our break room. Also, we have a water machine that UVs and heats (or provides cool) water for drinking to reduce use of bottled water.


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