Helping the environment is easy and can lower your costs. Choose to do any or all to create a sustainable work environment: Report leaky faucets. It saves up to 20 gallons of water a day. Put a recycling bin at your desk. Buy 35% post consumer recycled paper products. Use washable cups, flatware and plates Use the back side of paper for scratch paper before it is put in the recycling bin. Ask all vendors what "Green" solutions they use. Support green solutions.
Use landscape companies that use electric equipment rather than gas. Turn off your computer monitor when not in use. Avoid using large office equipment during the 3p.m. to 7p.m. peak. Instead of traveling to meetings, use online conference calls whenever possible. Encourage employees to telecommute one day a week. Set up a paperless billing system for your customers. If you are using your car for lunch, park and go inside; avoid car idling in drive-thrus. Use "green" printers or treeless paper.