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Voltaire Cycles

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Voltaire Cycles
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Voltaire Cycles is NJ's personal electric vehicle retail store. We specialize primarily in cycling solutions including electric-assist bicycles, electric recumbent trikes, electric cargo vehicles, electric skateboards, electric scooters, and other electric assist vehicles for special needs. We also carry conventional bicycles, trikes, and a complete array of accessories from bicycle bags, to high-powered lights.
Contact Person: 
Denis Grishin
Owner and Chief Mechanic
Business Location: 
Renewal Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Management and Leadership
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
Voltaire Cycles sells environmentally friendly electric powered bikes, trikes, specialty bikes, and scooters. Electric bikes (E-bikes) are equipped with electric motors that enable riders to commute longer distances, and transport heavier loads via trailers or baskets reducing their reliance on cars, trucks and other carbon intensive forms of transportation.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Voltaire Cycles is committed to waste reduction and proper recycling of reusable waste. We wash and reuses cloth rags for in store cleaning, bike assembly and repairs. This significantly cuts back on the amount of trash produced in house.
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
Voltaire Cycles recycles cardboard, glass, paper and plastics. On average they recycle 1,200+ pounds of cardboard every year.
Lbs Saved: 
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Voltaire Cycles utilizes energy efficient LED lighting throughout the store. We currently have 72 LED lights bulbs installed and are actively replacing the remaining incandescent lighting once they burn out to LED light bulbs. On average this has reduced our energy use by 1,560 kWh per year, and saved $265.20 per year.
kWh Saved: 
Money Saved: 
Employee Commute
Description of Action: 
We support and stimulate employees to use e-bikes for transportation.
Green Building Techniques
Independent Green Buiilding
Description of Action: 
Interior finishes, including counters and display walls are built from reclaimed wood.
Support the Well-Being of Your Employees
Description of Action: 
We provide our employees with a versatile work environment that incorporates moderate physical activity mixed in with clerical work. This helps to keep them active and engaged.
Serve Customers with Disabilities
Description of Action: 
We help the elderly and disabled people to get on the wheels of E-bike or recumbent E-trikes.
Support Community Initiatives
Description of Action: 
Electric Spokes is a sponsor of the Newark, NJ “Girls on Bikes” program, which teaches children how to build/assemble bikes. Electric Spokes has also participated in the Verona Green Fair, and has worked with local schools to teach kids about how to become an entrepreneur.
Description of Action: 
we motivate people to use bicycles instead of cars.
Finished Application: 
Member Since: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018