Green Team

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Meet our Green Team” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:42|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” css=”.vc_custom_1525451799535{background-color: #000000 !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyUf5HJXTgk&feature=youtu.be” align=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1525451696304{padding-right: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]

We are proud to announce that, with the help of our Green Team, our facility has achieved Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer certification. Learn more here.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”The Austin Subaru Green Team–made up of employees who are passionate about the environment–was formed to evaluate our dealership and find ways to reduce our impact on the environment. We’ve established several eco-friendly practices within our facility to reduce our carbon footprint and better serve our community.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_custom_heading text=” Here are a few things the Green Team has accomplished:” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”14234″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Eliminating plastic products” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:42|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Reducing waste is the most important first step in becoming sustainable. This is why single-use plastic water bottles have been eliminated from our facility. We gave reusable canteens to all our staff to help with the transition into cutting back on plastic. We also went one step further. All cups, lids, and straws in our cafe are compostable. They may look plastic, but they’re actually made from corn!” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14161″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14160″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”14237″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Recycling & TerraCycle” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:42|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”We’ve made some changes to our recycling bins and signs to make them stand out more and cut down on confusion on what is and is not recyclable. We also have a partnership with TerraCycle, which takes items that cannot be recycled through single-stream recycling (like bottle tops, plastic bags, and wrappers) and turns them into things like park benches and picnic tables that we can then donate to the community. ” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14167″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”14239″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Composting” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:42|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”We compost now! Our compostable coffee bar cups and straws, plus items like food scraps, coffee grounds, and greasy pizza boxes, which cannot be recycled and would normally go to a landfill, are now instead used to grow gardens in Austin!” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14170″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14171″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”14240″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”More community involvement” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:42|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”We increased our involvement in community programs focused on restoring, preserving, and protecting the environment through sponsorships and volunteer hours. A few of the organizations we work with are Keep Austin Beautiful and TreeFolks, where we’ve helped plant trees and clean up parks. And we’re always looking for more local, environmental-focused organizations to support.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23000000|line_height:1″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14183″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14184″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]