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Going Green at the Office

GOING GREEN AT TIE OFFICE Switch your Bulbs Lighting accounts for roughly 35% of electricity usage in U.S. offices. To help reduce your office's energy consumption-switch out old incandescent bulbs with compact filuorescent light bulbs (CFLS), which use (662) less energy and can last up to 13x longer! 357 Lighting (Electricity Usage in U.S. Offices) Put Computers to Sleep Activating "Sleep Mode" on just 1 computer can prevent rouguly 300 ibs. of carbon dioxide emissions a year, CO ZZ. 000 300 Lbs. 75% of employees at Information Experts ALWAYS put their computers to sleep. ZZz. Zz. ZZz. Recycle Your euwaste 182 LANDFILL 827 According to the EPA, only of e-waste is recycled. Recycle your used electronics (e-waste) 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 7,000 gallons of water, 17 mature trees, and 2 barrels of oil. 7000 OIL OIL TTTIPT The average American uses 110 ibs. of paper at the office a year. This means roughly 19) people use 1 ton of paper at the office. Information Experts recycles paper! We also use scrap paper for notes and recycled paper to print our documents on both sides. Work From Home Telecommuting benefits the environment by reducing auto emissions, gas, and energy consumption. $BONUS: The average company savings per full-time teleworking employee is $10,000 annually! Working from home also increases productivity and can boost your mood! 82% of Information Experts' employees telecommute at least 1 day a week! Green Your Brew Replace your office coffee with a fair-trade, shade-grown, or organic version. shade Organic Grown Rain forests are not destroyed in the production of shade-grown coffee because the beans are grown under a canopy of trees. Organic coffee is grown without pesticides and herbicides, which lowers the consumers' and the Earth's exposure to toxins. FAIR TRADE Add Plants to Your OFFICE dust bacteria mold 20% 50z 1607 Adding plants to your office cleans indoor air by reducing dust, bacteria, and mold! One plant for every 900 3 to 1 people improves air quality. BONUS: Plants can increase productivity mood! and improve your Resources( http://www.goodis/post/uow-to-green-your-workplace-in-6-steps-without-driving-your-co-workers-nuts Information Experts

Going Green at the Office

shared by adrienneyoung on Jan 10
Tips on how to go "green" at the office. Find out how telecommuting benefits the environment, what the biggest drag on your office electricity bill is, how plants can improve air quality around the of...


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