Between cocktails, pick-up lines and booty shaking, a nightclub might be low on the list when thinking about sustainability. But what if with every two-step you took you were helping to power the dance floor? That was the goal for Temple Nightclub’s founder Paul Hemming. The San Francisco-based club opened its doors in 2007 with 40 employees and the vision of becoming the greenest night club in the world. Last June it unleashed its sustainable dance floor.
Mike Zuckerman, the club’s director of sustainability, shares Temple’s story: