Townsend & Associates Launches Comprehensive Green Initiative To Do Its Part In Protecting The Environment

Nationally recognized staffing & recruiting firm has launched a comprehensive "Going Green" initiative

Online PR News – 17-August-2012 – Memphis – Townsend & Associates, Inc., a nationally recognized staffing & recruiting firm providing cutting edge staffing solutions to Fortune 500, small- and medium-sized companies alike, has launched a comprehensive "Going Green" initiative in an effort to do its part in minimizing adverse impacts on the Earth and its climate."As our business grows, we're making sure we take every step to implement innovative and responsible practices across our company, as well as setting an example for both our clients and our employees to make daily environmental stewardship a priority," said Michael Townsend, President & Chief Executive Officer, Townsend & Associates. Among the highlights of the Townsend & Associates Green Initiative:• Paper Reduction - Townsend & Associates is now greatly restricting the internal use of paper, and also providing clients with paperless materials• Paperless Payroll - Added IPay Systems with payroll company to allow employees access to pay information, thus eliminating paystubs for those using direct deposit. • New Copier - Purchased a new copier which allows for faxes to be received directly to the server. All documents received via e-mails, as well as all online information, is now saved on the server instead of being printed. • Green-Friendly IT - Townsend & Associates has reduced emissions and energy usage by utilizing energy-saving technology on company desktops and laptops, as well as power reductions on company workstations.• New Server - The aforementioned server is also new and improved, and maximizes the efficiency of all network and backup performances in order to eliminate paper files. • Kitchen Efficiency - The Townsend & Associates kitchen is now fully stocked with dinnerware, silverware and glassware to eliminate use of all paper and plastic products. • Single-Source Recycling - Townsend & Associates now has single-source recycling bins located throughout its headquarters, which has been proven to dramatically improve recycling volume.• Green Lighting - Incandescent bulbs have been replaced with fluorescent and high-efficiency lightning in its corporate headquarters.• Natural Lighting - The Townsend & Associates headquarters benefits from oversized windows which let in natural light through a good portion of the work day, greatly reducing the need for artificial light.Going forward, Townsend & Associates will continue to conduct regular energy audits to optimize its operating system to demand as little energy as possible.About Townsend & AssociatesTownsend & Associates is a nationally recognized staffing/recruiting firm, providing cutting edge staffing solutions to Fortune 500, small- and medium-sized companies alike. Understanding the culture and needs of its client, and matching that criteria with the perfect candidate, is what makes Townsend & Associates, Inc., the staffing firm both clients and professionals turn to first. Diversified in a variety of industries, Townsend & Associates understands its clients business practices are paramount to performance and staying ahead of the competition, and is able to offer employers instant access to high-caliber talent.Founded in 1999 by Michael Townsend and headquartered in Morris Plains, N.J., Townsend Associates is now registered to do business in 16 states - and growing. For more information, visit, call (973) 984-7900, or e-mail