We’re opening a brand new store in Livingston, NJ this Saturday, October 7th and we’ve chosen the Zoological Society of New Jersey at Turtle Back Zoo as our community partner to receive 10% of our grand opening weekend sales. Since 1963, Turtle Back Zoo has delighted millions of visitors with a wide variety of animal attractions and family-friendly events and activities. From lions and llamas to penguins and pythons, the zoo has fun exhibits that anyone can enjoy, and its education center is instrumental in teaching environmental awareness to many children each year.
After talking to the Zoo about some of their organizational challenges behind the scenes in their animal care areas, we’ve completed a pretty exciting organizational makeover for them – read on to see the amazing transformations!
The first space we worked on was the zoo’s commissary area, which is used to prepare nutritious meals for many different animals. The commissary needed more storage space for the vast array of kitchen utensils and ingredients, so we installed elfa shelving along several walls brought in a variety of storage bins and food containers to keep everything easily accessible.
Next, we turned our attention to the Touch Tank and Aquarium Storage area. The zoo uses this space to store their supply of fish food, long-handled nets, and cleaning supplies, so we equipped the room with elfa shelving and utility tracks with tool holders, as well as a selection of storage totes.
The Reptile Holding and Service area was another space that needed a little TLC, so we added more elfa shelves and a selection of mesh bins for assorted tools and supplies.
Lastly, we took on the task of installing additional shelving in the Education Storage Bay. The space is used to store many educational materials, tools, and children’s craft supplies, so we also implemented our Clear Watertight Trunks and Smart Store Totes to keep those items organized.
The zoo employees were delighted to see these new storage solutions – and we’re beyond excited to help this fabulous organization get even more organized!