Use These Wisely! When it comes to printing and printers, print double-sided. If you really need the printed page for later, you can put it in a binder and it reads just like a book!
Discourage the printing of emails. Not only is it a waste of paper, but if it is a sensitive email and is left out, it could be a security violation.
Save Gas and Stay Home! Encourage telecommuting. Who doesn’t want to work from home and avoid a painful commute. With gas prices and maintenance costs for cars, save that money and work from home.
Additionally, use teleconferences or WebEx instead of traveling . Often time, the same information can be shared without getting on a plane. Additionally, a web-based presentation can reach a potentially larger audience cheaper than a trade show.
Although “reduce, reuse, recycle” isn’t a catchy phrase, it does have a very practical meaning. Office recycling is good for the bottom line, it can motivate ecologically concerned employees, and is easy.
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