Sustainable Initiatives

Murphy’s commitment to sustainability extends in many directions. Over the years, we have developed a reputation for Green innovation, risk-taking, and leadership that is unique in our industry. Richard Murphy, Jr., President and CEO, is a strong advocate for good corporate citizenship and continues to be a thought leader in the use of Green technologies in business.

GREEN CONSULTING SERVICES
Over the next decade, government mandates and/or industry standards will require businesses to implement sustainable business practices. As an award-winning leader in this effort, Murphy is pleased...
RECYCLING PROGRAM
Murphy has a comprehensive recycling program from our offices to the warehouse floor. Each year we recycle about two tons of paper – enough to save 30 trees – and approximately 150,000...
GREEN PURCHASING
Murphy uses environmentally friendly goods in the daily operation of our business. These items range from Rainforest Alliance certified tea and free trade coffee, recycled office paper and furniture...
CARBON NEUTRALITY
Murphy’s drive toward environmental suitability has effectively made some of our sites carbon neutral.  At Murphy’s Fridley logistics campuses, the 14 acres of native prairie and...
SMART LIGHTING
Over the years, Murphy has upgraded lighting systems at our logistics campuses in favor of more energy efficient technology, including LED lighting. Known for its unparalleled energy efficiency and...
SOLAR POWER
Murphy has installed Minnesota-made solar panels and power systems** at five of our logistics campuses. We generate 320 kilowatts of energy, making Murphy the third largest generator of solar energy...
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Murphy has installed storm water management systems at several of our logistics campuses to mitigate the flow of precipitation from entering municipal water systems. Logistics campuses are highly...
ISO 14001
Murphy is one of approximately 50 Minnesota firms to attain ISO 14001 certification of its logistics campuses. Administered through the International Organization for Standardization, the...
Native Prairie Restoration
A Murphy campus is immediately recognized for the native prairie grasses, flowers and trees that surround our sites. In fact, many of our neighbors lovingly refer to us as “the company with all...
LEED Certification
Many Murphy campuses have been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold and Silver, which certifies that these sites are operating in an environmentally sustainable manner,...