Fluid folds of metal fall to a curved gridwork faceplate. Simply intricate. Eleek’s custom sustainable lighting is made with post-consumer recycled material and energy efficient lighting options.
Eleek Inc. is a Certified B Corporation. When you support a B Corporation, you’re supporting a better way to do business. Certified B Corporations meet rigorous, independent standards of social and environmental performance. They are creating greater economic opportunity, strengthening local communities, and preserving the environment.
As a member of The Natural Step Network Eleek is working to understand and improve its environmental footprint.
Eleek purchases carbon offsets for 100% of the electricity it uses in its shop. Solar panels generate all of the electricity used by its office.
Eleek is an EPA Green Power Partner—One of a limited list of US companies operating on 100% renewable energy.
Eleek’s website host Canvas Dreams runs on 100% renewable energy.
Eleek utilizes a sustainable purchasing policy which favors products and services that have the highest-possible post-consumer recycled content, minimize or reduce greenhouse gas emissions, have the lowest toxicity (zero VOC whenever possible), reduce waste by way of being durable & reusable, and are made and sold within 50 miles of our shop.
In 2013, 80% of our supplies came from within 50 miles of our shop. Buying locally allows us to support the regional economy and reduces the environmental impact of transporting our supplies from far away.
Eleek prints on environmentally preferable paper (high post-consumer content) using the most environmentally preferable printing methods. We use 100% recycled stock with at least 30% post-consumer content for all in-house printing using our non-toxic, low waste Xerox solid ink laser printer. Eleek’s catalog is now only available in a digital format in order to conserve resources.
Eleek offers living wages and excellent health and dental insurance to all its employees.
Eleek’s delivery truck runs on a biodiesel blend (usually 99%), and we work to minimize the number of miles it is driven by carefully consolidating trips.
Eleek has an incentive program to encourage employees to commute by bicycle or public transportation.
Eleek strives to minimize garbage output and divert waste from the landfill. Our ambitious recycling program includes recycling all paper, metal, glass, wood and plastics.
Our shipping department reuses shipping containers and packaging.