11:53 pm - Friday September 30, 2016

Tips to Be Green at Work

Make your office more environmentally friendly. Try these tips.

  • Consider for compressed work weeks and/or use less telecommuting to reduces commuting and traffic, leading to fewer automobile emissions.
  • If can, be better use laptop as it consumes less energy than a typical desktop PC.
  • Think before you print. Make sure you print only what is necessary.
  • Use both sides of a piece of paper. Try to reuse envelopes as many times as possible.
  • Instead of disposable cups, use glasses, mug or water bottle.
  • Be Consider refillable pens and mechanical pencils rather than disposable ones.
  • Use paperclips rather than adhesive tape.
  • Use crayons or colored pencils instead of solvent-based markers.
  • Make sure you select a sleep or stand-by mode for your copy machine, printer and fax when unused.
  • Turn off your computer and the power strip when you leave. Set a sleep mode for your computer while you are away for short time.
  • Switch out your old standard light bulbs with energy saving bulbs.
  • Turn off the lights when you’re leaving the room for 15 minutes or more. Use natural light if possible.
  • Put it into action and share these with your colleagues.

Source:  allbusiness.com, sierraclub.typepad.com, canadianliving.com, greenliving.lifetips.com

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