GOING GREEN IN THE OFFICE

Simple and practical tips for the workplace to help protect the environment… environment…

TOP TEN TIPS
1. Turn all computer equipment, machinery or other mechanical appliances off when not in use, especially at nights and over weekends Reduce, re-use, recycle waste. For example, print or rephotocopy on both sides of paper, recycle envelopes and labels and turn scrap paper into notepads Email instead of printing and distributing memos Switch off unnecessary lighting during the day, particularly near windows or areas that are infrequently used during the day Position desks and workstations to make the best use of the natural light 9. 10. 6. 7. Ask the last person to leave the office to turn off lights and lights other appliances e.g. printers During winter if you can wear warmer clothes and turn down your heating by 1 degree you will save 10% on heating bills – the boss is going to like this tip Use reusable crockery, plates and glasses when having functions Put unused stationary in a defined area for use by other staff instead of throwing it out Be a leader. Support green initiatives in the office

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