I used to be lucky enough to have my office be the ocean; however, at the moment I am in our headquarters in Chicago. Now, I have written several articles on ocean conservation and what not, so I thought that this month's eco tip could be on how to keep it green in corporate land if like me you are stuck inside dreaming about the ocean ;)
1) Go Paperless
Who wants the clutter anyways? Many people are now using electronic signatures or digitally encrypted signatures. If you do a bit of research or ask the IT department, you can start doing this too. I am also a huge fan of scanning instead of faxing, and keeping everything organized in dropbox for easy sharing! Poof! Papers be gone!
2) Bring Food From Home
Eating out can mean plastic containers and food from unsustainable sources. Making an effort to bring your food from home can not only cut down on waste, but eliminate unsustainable food sources from your diet! I am a big fan of glass containers as they microwave easily and are very durable.
3) Ditch the Car
Walking or biking to work is a great way to get exercise. Bring a book with you on the metro and enrich your mind. Carpool and get to know someone better. Ditching the car is good for you and the environment!
I hope to see you all in our ocean office someday soon!