Taking care of the environment is a responsibility that everyone should feel accountable for. Most of the time a lot of care and effort goesinto maximising every resources available at our home. But strangely, when it comes to our offices the same level of care and concern often goes missing. Wedaily spend at least a third of our day in our office. It’s time to step forward to do things responsibly & effectively at our workplacestoo.
Take a look at these smart approaches for a cleaner and greener work environment.
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Make it an official practice to use your own tableware (mugs, plates and glasses) and encourage other employees to do so too. This will reduce waste inthe office cafeteria.
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Encourage shared workspaces and rationed office stationary to enforce waste reduction. Consider rotating shifts for your employees or a work-from-homeculture in your office to effectively reduce resource consumption and wastage simultaneously.
Use natural lights to reduce electricity usage.Investing in solar lights is a good long term beneficial idea in tropical countries like India.
Invest in technology to save on energy and water
Consciously choose the greener options, such as
Make sure to segregate the wet, dry and electronic wastes properly at the collection points for easy disposal and recycling.
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It is our responsibility to actively appreciate and endorse recycling and reusing initiatives among our employees and colleagueswhenever possible.We should focus on the overall sustainability of the operations to ensure minimal waste generation in office buildings.