Did You Know?
Americans use up to 385 million gallons of gas each year?
Every compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) uses over 65 percent less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb.
Activating sleep settings on office computers can decrease the amount of carbon monoxide emitted from a single computer – up to 300 pounds in fact.
Your office can become a green office overnight. Reducing your workplace’s carbon footprint can help our future generations enjoy a cleaner planet.
Green Office Ideas
Join the revolution and become a green office.
- If you can, allow employees to telecommute one or more days a week. This will dramatically cut down on greenhouse emissions and might even allow workers to spend time that was once wasted on commuting, working.
- Switch out all bulbs in your office for CFLs. You will not only cut down on carbon dioxide emissions as well as saving up to $45 a year per bulb. It’s a win-win for everybody.
- Put reminders in your calendar to shut off your computer at the end of every workday. If you can, go an extra step and unplug unused electronics from the outlet.