Warner Bros. finds green policies help bottom line, morale

first_img“Another one of the big benefits is pride in the company,” Billik said. “Our employees feel really loyal.” Billik said the company is continuously looking for ways to minimize waste, even in the way its vendors package food. “Just about every business can find every opportunity to be more environmentally conscious,” Billik said. “What we want to teach among our employees is you can find five to 10 things that you can do that are really simple that can help the environment.” [email protected] (818) 713-3664 BURBANK – At Warner Bros. studio, executives are saying “That’s all, folks” to waste. For the last 15 years, the company has made a concerted effort to minimize its impact on the environment. It’s converted many operations to solar energy, reused the lumber from its TV and movie sets, even recycled the scripts from its various productions. “I happen to think there’s a long list of benefits, starting with the economics,” said Shelley Billik, vice president of environmental initiatives for Warner Bros. Entertainment. The company saves $400,000 by recycling, she said, and $1 million each year through its energy efficiencies. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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