Most people naturally recycle their waste at home but find it difficult to apply this habit at work. Even though employees generally understand the values of recycling, waste management in the office needs to be planned very carefully. Our Office Recycling Policy guide shows how a recycling policy can be implemented in the office in just a few simple steps:
- Ways to Save Energy: Lighting by Melissa Mason
One of the biggest culprits of wasted energy? Lighting. Install energy saving light bulbs in your office. We provide light bulb fit-outs, including down lights, for a discounted price. Contact us to get a quote: http://www.noco2.com.au/web/page/contact_us
- Carbon Neutral Holidays by Melissa Mason
Make your next short-break a carbon neutral one – The Observatory Port Macquarie is a Certified Carbon Neutral company, and with a location that features secluded beaches and beautiful wetlands, it makes for the perfect escape from city life. http://www.observatory.net.au/
- In The News by Melissa Mason
The Pacific nation of Kiribiati may become inhabitable by the 2050s due to rising sea levels. Kiribiati President Anote Tong recently held a national high-level public hearing to provide information to the country’s residents on how to tackle climate change, and their responsibilities in doing so. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-19/an-kiribati-national-hearings-on-climate-change/4638512
- Did You Know? by Melissa Mason
Cleaning the filters of your air conditioning systems can make a big impact on their efficiency. It is an often overlooked area: have you had yours cleaned lately?
- Spotlight On: Mercure Meetings by Melissa Mason
If you are looking to hold a conference or external meeting, consider Mercure meetings, which offer Carbon Neutrality for your gathering, as well as a focus on providing healthy, delicious food for delegates. See http://mercuremeetings-carbonneutral.com/ for more details.
- In the News by Melissa Mason
"Change often comes quickly when consciousness changes. We have to become conscious of what we're doing so that we can change it," he said. Ex Vice-President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore recently spoke to a packed Stanford auditorium on climate change, and what still needs to be done in order to fight it.[...]
- In the News… by Melissa Mason
Is climate change making allergy seasons worse? American studies are finding earlier Spring and later Autumn arrivals are prolonging pollen remaining airborne: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=220498
- Spotlight On: Eco Bin by Melissa Mason
Eco Bin is a Certified Carbon Neutral Product member company, creating highly effective colour-coded recycling systems perfect for office use. This helps to reduce confusion, allowing office recycling systems to be more effective. www.ecobin.com.au
- Top Tip! by Melissa Mason
Choose business suppliers with little to no carbon footprint. This will actually reduce the carbon footprint of your own business by reducing your supply chain emissions, and you will then be helping to support a low carbon economy. Find our Low Carbon Economy Directory here: www.lowco2.com.au
- Top Tip! by Melissa Mason
Create a culture of double-sided printing in your office. Ensure printers default settings are to print double sided, and remind staff in office memos.
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