Going Green At The Office
Green At The Office

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.

References:

Going Green at the Office." Go Green at Work. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 June 2017.
TCS Wellness Program