Often featured the very high quality, German-designed, Riese & Muller e-bikes have committed to a sustainability initiative . It’s not just their final product they want to be sustainable however, they want to extend the sustainability ethos to the whole of their production line and the running of their HQ.
Their new company headquarters’ aims to be fully CO2-neutral. Currently 80% of the total power required comes from the company’s own photo voltaic system. An additional warehouse with a second photo voltaic system is currently being built which will allow 100% of the company’s energy demand will be produced in-house from the first half of 2020.
Additional sustainability moves include an energy-efficient air conditioning system primarily based on passive measures has and a new tensioning-belt system to reduce plastic waste in the high-bay warehouse by 95%. All employees are supplied with free drinking water using reusable bottles.
R&M add ‘In addition to employing people with disabilities in-house, Riese & Müller also supports the Sonnenhof working farm in Mühltal, located in the immediate vicinity of the company’s new premises. All internal and external events at Riese & Müller have the aim of being waste-free and consciously rely on vegetarian or reduced-meat catering.’