Switch your bulbs:
To help reduce your office’s energy consumption switch out old incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs which use 66% less energy and can last to 13 times longer
Put your computers to sleep mode:
Activating sleep mode on just 1 computer can prevent roughly 300lbs (136kg) of carbon emission per year.
Recycle your ewaste:
Recycle your used electronis responsibly to keep toxic chemicals such as lead, mercury, beryllium, cadmium, and arsenic out of landfills and potentially out of groundwater.
Recycle your paper:
Recycle 1 ton of paper and save 7000 gallons of water, 17 mature trees, and 2 barrels of oil.You can use scrap paper for notes and recycled paper to print out documents on both sides.
Green your brew:
Replace your office coffee with a fair trade, shade grown, or organic version.Rain forests are not destroyed in the production of shade grown coffee because the beans are grown under a canapy of trees. Organic coffee is grown without pesticides and herbicides, which lowers the consumers and the earth’s exposure to toxins.
Add plants to your office:
Adding plants to your office cleans indoor air by reducing dust, bacteria, and mold! one plant for every 3 people improve air quality.
Eat green and healthy:
Pack your lunch in a reusable lunch bag or box. Bento boxes are popular, allowing you to have a delicious, healthy variety every lunch.Use containers, mugs, and silverware that can be washed and used again.