Work

While most of us have less control over our workplaces than we do over our homes, our commitment to reducing the damage to the environment should not stop when we get to work. Everyday at work we make many decisions about water, waste and energy. Therefore, the workplace provides us with a great opportunity to become an agent of change toward sustainability and lead and support the greening of our work cultures and the means of production.
  1. Buy green office products

    Buy green office products

    Organisations have significant buying power. Swinging that power around to make the best use of our limited resources is easier than ever.

  2. Join the green team

    Join the green team

    Join or create a work team focused on dreaming up and implementing schemes to reduce the impact your workplace has on the environment.

  3. Make your profession sustainable

    Make your profession sustainable

    Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor! How can we reduce the environmental impact of our own profession?

  4. Power down

    Power down

    Energy conservation at work saves resources, slows climate change and leaves the boss with more money for your bonus!

  5. Recycle office waste

    Recycle office waste

    Corporate social responsibility starts with people doing the right things at work. Ensuring our waste is recycled is a good step in this direction.

  6. Save paper and forests

    Save paper and forests

    The production of paper uses trees, chemicals, energy (greenhouse gases) and water. About one-third of the garbage we throw away is paper. Let's avoid, reduce, re-use and recycle at work too!

  7. Travel together to meetings

    Travel together to meetings

    Travel to meetings and to work with your co-workers. It's efficient, it saves energy and it slows global warming.