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8 Tips on Going Green with Paper

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How much paper do you use at the office? Are you recycling your paper? Paper consumption is one of the leading topics during Earth Day because how we use paper affects our planet, specifically our trees and our waste management. The average office worker in the U.S. uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. That’s 4 million tons of copy paper used annually. In 2012, paper and cardboard made up 27% of municipal waste. Read More > https://www.envirotechoffice.com/tips-going-green-with-paper/

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8 Tips on Going Green with Paper

  1. 1. The average office worker in the U.S. uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. ref: http://mashable.com/2014/04/22/earth-day-paper-infographic/?crlt.pid=camp.fa32K1riRKx3#ZXOF0bGLWOqY That’s 4 million tons of copy paper used annually. In 2012, paper and cardboard made up 27% of municipal waste.
  2. 2. Double-Sided Print Policy Make a company wide policy to use both sides of the paper when printing Use will use 50% LESS paper! 1
  3. 3. Use Recycled Paper 2
  4. 4. Recycling Bins | Front & Centre Put recycling bins in convenient areas to make it as easy as possible for people to recycle used paper. 3
  5. 5. Go Digital With the advancement of technology, there are more opportunities than ever before to reduce the amount of paper used at the workplace. • Accounting • Marketing • Shipping • Reception • Sales 4
  6. 6. Make a Note Pad Making your own eco-friendly scribble pads is a great way to reuse paper that only has printing on one side. 3 2 1 5
  7. 7. Start a Green Team A Green Team is a group of employees with representation from across the various departments who are interested in helping the business become more environmentally friendly. 6
  8. 8. Use it! Get Creative! Packing Material Shred used paper and use it to pack merchandise when shipping. 7
  9. 9. Start a Green Team A Green Team is a group of employees with representation from across the various departments who are interested in helping the business become more environmentally friendly. Give Back! Plant a Tree Donate At Envirotech we support TreeCanada.ca by helping them plant trees to replenish our Earth’s forests. Volunteer Organize a day for your team to plant trees! It offers team building, awareness, and a direct way to help replenish our earth’s trees 8
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