So you’ve been bringing your own coffee cup and turning off lights, and now you're wondering how else you can save energy and do your bit for the environment at work?
There are lots of opportunities to get your workplace involved in sustainable actions around the office. Some of the benefits include saving resources, avoiding waste and harmful chemicals, being energy efficient, and doing things more efficiently and effectively to save time and money.
To maximise your impact, where possible:
Whether it comes from the boss or elsewhere, all changes are likely to be more effective when you can see the advantages and everyone has a say.
Most offices are in use for around 50 to 60 hours each week—anything left on outside of these hours is wasting energy and money. Using office machines as efficiently as possible can cut costs and greenhouse gas emissions and may even extend the life of the machine. It can also improve the efficiency of your air-conditioning as office machines generate heat when operational.
by YourEnergySavings.gov.au and via SESM.
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