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Electric Spokes

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Electric Spokes
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
The Electric Spokes Company 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: 
Jamie Gibson
Director of Communication
Business Location: 
Renewal Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Management and Leadership
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
Electric Spokes 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: 
Electric Spokes washes 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: 
Electric Spokes recycles cardboard, glass, paper and plastics. On average they recycle 1,200+ pounds of cardboard every year.
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Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Electric Spokes utilizes energy efficient LED lighting throughout the store. They 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: 
Green Building Techniques
Independent Green Buiilding
Description of Action: 
Interior finishes, including counters and display walls are built from reclaimed wood.
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.
Finished Application: 
Member Since: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018