27 Mar '12, 7pm

Thinking Green at Work: Five Tips for a Sustainable Small Business

Thinking Green at Work: Five Tips for a Sustainable Small Business

by Jenny DeVaughn, Social Media Manager at Waste Management With Earth Day just around the corner, it is the perfect time of year to reflect on our current sustainable habits and how we can improve our efforts to help the planet. Do you recycle at home? Great. Do you use a refillable water bottle at the gym? Well done. It is important to live “green” at home and on-the-go, but have you thought about your habits at work? Given a 40-hour work week, most Americans spend approximately 36 percent of their waking hours in the work place. This is a significant portion of time, and working Americans should prioritize sustainability during work as much as they do elsewhere. While employees can make personal decisions to bring re-useable cutlery to lunch or a re-useable thermos for their coffee fix, there are many company-wide changes that will improve a business’ sustainability. Re...

Full article: http://earthandindustry.com/2012/03/thinking-green-at-wor...

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