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Feb 07

5 Tips to Keeping Your Office Clean

The average person spends about 40 hours a week in the office. Whether that’s a company office or you are working from home, that’s a good chunk of time to spend in one place. So you don’t want to waste a lot of time searching through piles of junk to get those important documents that …

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Sep 21

Simple Ways to Create a Greener Office and Save Money

Green offices are all the rage, yet many businesses do little more than pay lip service to the idea of reducing their carbon footprint. Smaller businesses consider such exercises a waste of time. What they fail to realize, however, is that going green does more than help the environment – it also saves money. Reducing …

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Nov 16

Ways to Make Your Home Office Environmentally Friendly

Mother Nature seems to be very unhappy these days. The weather has been extra unpredictable– one moment it is hot, the next hour, the rain will be pouring so heavy. There have been earthquakes in different parts of the world, flooding and other natural calamities that would make us wonder about global warming. We cannot …

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Jul 08

Accommodate All Your Office Needs with Sustainable Mobile Offices

Mobile offices have carved themselves a niche in the American markets for a long time now. However, off late these modern office solutions are gaining a lot of traction in the mainstream markets with more and more people and firms exploring the possibility of using mobile offices. And why not? The benefits of using mobile …

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Feb 02

How to Capitalise on Space in a Small Office Space When Renovating

So your small business is thriving, you’re taking on new customers and you have a renovation planned in the works. Unfortunately there is one drawback and that is the size of your workspace. A small workspace can be a blessing at times when it comes to having staff meetings, ensuring that everyone is happy and …

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Dec 02

Infographic: GreenHab the Office

Did you know that a toner cartridge for your office printer could take roughly 1,000 years to decompose?  Recycling 100,000 toner cartridges saves 9,599 kilograms of aluminum, 40 tons of plastic and 1,000,000 liters of soil. Toner cartridges are just one item that you can start recycling today. Take some time to look around your …

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Jan 30

Why Recycling Might Be the Best Option When Updating Your Old Office Furniture

Office furniture and equipment can get a lot of hard use in a short space of time and as a consequence, many companies look to upgrade their furniture and equipment on a fairly frequent basis. Rather than simply disposing of unwanted items and furniture, it makes sense to try and get as much of it …

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Nov 07

Run a Greener Office in 7 Simple Steps

There are many ways in which you can reduce the environmental of your office, and some of these are easy to do and take very little effort. Here are seven simple steps that you can take this week to make sure you are running a greener office.   1. Use Recycled Paper Recycled paper is …

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Aug 12

Green Solutions for Your Home Office

Working at home is an environmentally friendly practice: it reduces carbon emissions by eliminating the daily commute, decreases electricity consumption, and significantly decreases the use of paper products, which saves trees. But why stop there? Telecommuters can adopt several eco-friendly habits to keep their offices green such as using recycled paper, LED light bulbs, and …

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Jul 25

10 Easy Steps to Green Your Office

Headline grabbing environmental initiatives announced by multi-nationals may make those running a smaller business think being green will necessitate bold and expensive steps. However, being environmentally friendly is within everyone’s reach. In fact, these practical steps from Rob Fenn at the British Assessment Bureau can help even the smallest business save thousands! Step #1 – …

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Jul 10

How to Go Green at Your Office

There are so many ways to go green in your office, that we don’t have enough time to go through them all! Here are some of our favourite approaches, however, to tackling that massive carbon footprint.   Electricity Not only does moderating your energy usage help the environment, but it also cuts down overhead costs …

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Jul 02

National Plants at Work Week 8th – 12th July

The second week of July will be National Plants at Work Week.  A week in which to consider why it is important to have plants at your place of work. The reasons are well researched and documented as important for our health and wellbeing and our motivation.  You can follow National Plants at Work Week …

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