Innovating the Sustainable Move
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The Advance Group has pioneered The Sustainable Move, a best practices system that is not merely leaner, greener and more economical…but also can result in tax and other benefits for your organization…and potentially for charities and not-for-profits also.
Things are changing. Today’s changing consumer culture, new regulatory systems, and the projected needs of tomorrow mean that commercial enterprises need to start operating with sustainability in mind. As New York’s largest moving solutions company, we are leading the charge to reduce the 3 million tons of waste sitting in landfills. Our Sustainable Move system enables our customers to:
- Reallocate and redirect unwanted assets
- Defray disposal costs
- Qualify for available tax credits
- Free your company from associated liabilities
- Assist not-for-profits and charities
- Contribute to environmental health
- Be recognized for your donations…
And make a difference!
Virtual Exchange Program: Tax Credits & Benefits
The fact is, in today’s saturated resale market, your unneeded business furnishings and office equipment yield only pennies on the dollar. The Advance Group’s Virtual Exchange Program electronically inventories these assets and connects charities and not-for-profits so that they can view and select your donated items as needed.
The result? Disposal costs are defrayed, immediate title transfer frees you from liabilities and your business receives valuable tax credits…credits that typically exceed resale value. In addition, your decision to utilize The Advance Group’s Sustainable Move is a demonstrable statement of your organization’s dedication to the environment and to the community.
LEED Accredited Project Management Team
The commitment of The Advance Group is evident in our use of best practices as well as in our people. The concept and practice of the Sustainable Move and the Virtual Exchange Program are headed by our LEED accredited Project Management Team.
Best Practices & Significant Savings
The Advance Group’s Sustainable Move utilizes best practices solutions throughout our program. Our packing and padding materials are green, biodegradable or reusable. As part of our waste management, we recycle stone and metals, while wood is chipped or processed and repurposed.
Every Advance Group Sustainable Move client receives a certificate that indicates how much landfill has been avoided, or how many pounds of content have been saved by the recycling efforts.
Our use of environmentally-friendly recyclable containers saves our customers money and keeps significant amounts of corrugated material out of landfills. Specifically designed for sustainable relocation, their lifespan is 500 times that of corrugated containers! More sculpted and with a narrower footprint, the use of these containers alone results in fewer truckloads, conserving energy and saving wear and tear on vehicles. An interlocking dolly system allows a single worker to push ten recyclable containers at once…versus only three corrugated containers.
In addition to supporting the environment, Sustainable Move customers typically save an average 30% on their move and relocation costs!
Deserving not-for-profits and charities often have difficulty funding programs, especially in tough economies. By donating your unneeded assets such as office equipment and furniture, you effectively lower their overall cost of operation, and allow them to repurpose their existing resources. This is a highly effective method to build community alliances, create positive exposure opportunities for your organization and receive recognition as a good corporate citizen.
When To Get The Advance Group Involved
Moving and relocation require dedicated protocols and planning. Sustainability and our Virtual Exchange Program do not add financial burdens or time concerns to relocation plans, especially if implemented early and made an integral part of the process. Contact us and we will outline the process fully.
The Advance Group: Proud Innovators of the Sustainable Move.
We are pleased to see that the importance of sustainability and “going green” have been elevated by diverse elements like cultural awareness, investor activism, increasing regulation and changing consumer behavior.
The Advance Group Commitment
- We believe…that environmental responsibility and social contribution are essential parts of every organization’s future.
- We measure…our own success in many ways, including the good we have created.
- We understand…that sustainability is a fundamental force that needs to be embraced and supported by businesses and appreciated by the public.
- We hold…that sustainability presents opportunities to innovate business models, implement a high value process, and foster technology changes.
- We maintain…that by following this commitment, The Advance Group and The Sustainable Move are making a difference: for our customers, for our communities, for the environment and also for not-for-profit and charitable organizations.