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Going green is good for business and good for the environment. Going green doesn’t necessarily mean spending lots of money. In fact, going green can actually save you money. Below I have outlined 25 low cost going green tips for the office. Where relevant I have added links to the going green tips to articles which provide more detailed information. (image attribution: ponsulak)
Going green at work can be a great way to save costs, motivate staff and demonstrate your environmental credentials to your clients and prospective clients. In this article I discuss the top 10 going green tips for the workplace. (image attribution: digitalart)
1. Write an environmental policy
An environmental policy is a statement of intent that sets out your organisations commitment to best practice environmental performance. It also sets the tone for your company’s approach to environmental management. Good environmental policies have been thought out correctly, are relevant to your organisation, demonstrate senior management commitment and have a positive tone of voice.
Getting a green team up and running is not an easy task.
Maintaining the momentum of the green team is even more challenging.
Below we provide you with the key things you need to get right.
Executive buy-in/senior management support
- Obtain the support of senior management for all green initiatives
- The green team should be strategic as opposed to a working group (i.e. not formed solely of so-called ‘green’ individuals; commercial imperative should be emphasised)
- Where possible, try to have a senior management representative on the green team