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Bicycle Garage Indy and BGI Fitness employees made an impact in 2014 with bicycle commuting, recycling and distributing donated bicycles through our Shifting Gears program.

Visit this page to see the 2014 BGI Green Team Report

Bicycle Commuting in 2014

We collectively biked 22,250 miles, 3088 trips and helped save 890 gallons of gasoline and 17,800 pounds of Carbon Dioxide. Bicycle Garage Indy  / BGI Fitness employees have now commuted by bike 190,210 miles and 23,953 trips since March 2008!!

 

Recycling

Cardboard 38.76 tons Paper .06 tons
Office Paper 2.74 tons Shrink Wrap 1.90 tons

 

 

 

 

TOTAL= 43.43 TONS

We also recycled Clif Bar wrappers through TerraCycle and were able to:

Plant 2 trees in an American forest
Adopt one acre of wildlife land

Shifting Gears Program

2014

•Received 326 bicycles at Bicycle Garage Indy
•Distributed 366 bicycles to organizations to give to people who need bikes

Since August 2007

•Received 3650 donated bicycles at Bicycle Garage Indy
•Distributed more than 3400 bikes to organizations to give to people who need bikes

 

Connie Szabo Schmucker, Advocacy Director

Bicycle Garage Indy / BGI Fitness