You make an effort to recycle, purchase biodegradable products and use energy-efficient materials while you’re not at work, so why not do the same while you’re there. You may not be aware, but offices are among the leading causes of pollution in the world. Many improperly dispose of waste and leave lights on 24/7, leading to environmental damages and wasted energy. Don’t follow suit. Separate your company from the pack and preserve the environment by making your office eco-friendly.
Buy in Bulk
Not only will buying toners, paper and other supplies in bulk save you money with reduced costs-per-unit, it will reduce waste because it requires less packaging.
Use Energy-Efficient Products
Preserve the environment and lower your energy bills by replacing your lights with energy-efficient bulbs. Likewise, swap any electronic devices with energy-saving alternatives.
Print on Both Sides of the Paper
Printing on both sides of the paper is an easy way to make your office greener. Think of it this way: you paid for that paper, so you should get the most out of it. Leaving one side of it blank isn’t a smart use of resources.
Forget the Paper
A better way to reduce paper waste is to leave the paper out entirely. In the digital age, almost everything can be handled on computers and mobile devices. To make your office more eco-friendly, ditch your old-school ways and distribute your documents electronically.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Probably the simplest of all the steps, recycling can drastically reduce the amount of waste produced by your office. Also, reducing the amount of disposable items you have can do wonders. For instance instead of having paper cups at the water cooler, stock your kitchen with reusable glasses and so on.
Become more eco-aware and start turning your office into a green machine! For all of the products you need to make your workspace more energy-efficient, visit your local Miller’s Supplies at Work shop. We’ll be happy to point you in the direction of our best eco-friendly items.