Sticky Notes by Global Office Solutions

10Mar2015

Facts & Tips: Green Office Products

Earth Day is just around the corner and by choosing to stock your Detroit workplace with green office supplies, you are helping to reduce your carbon footprint, which in turn can help save our planet for future generations. Many green office supplies can help to conserve energy and cut down on the amount of pollution in the environment.

Did you know?

1 Ton of Recycled Paper One ton of recycled paper saves up to 17 trees.
Fewer Toxins Green office products have fewer toxins so they are less harmful.
Highly Concentrated Many green office products are highly concentrated allowing you to use fewer products and save money by buying infrequently.

Tips for a Greener Office

You can turn your office into an environmentally friendly space with just a few changes.

Water Cooler Have a water cooler or use tap instead of buying bottled water.
E-Bills Switch to e-bills. This will cut down on paper waste instantly.
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Reduce, reuse, and recycle whenever possible.
Flourescent Light Bulbs Switch out bulbs for compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to cut the energy used by one light bulb by almost 70 percent.
Power Turn off all computers and non-essential equipment at the end of each workday.
Telecommute If possible, allow employees to telecommute a few days a week.
Encourage Plants Encourage plants like spider plants and aloe in every office. They clean the air without you even knowing.
Reusable Container Bring your lunch in a reusable container.

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  • 10 Mar, 2015
  • Jeff Summers
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