Saving energy is good business because it cuts expenses. It’s also environmentally wise and responsible. There are many things you can do to save on energy costs in your office, which can be simple things each of us can do.
Put your computer and monitor to sleep while not in use
Unplug electronics such as cell phones and laptops once they’re charged. Adapters plugged into outlets use energy even if they’re not charging.
Print and copy double-sided on each piece of paper
Don’t forget to turn off your office light(s) when you leave
During summer months, adjusting your thermostat setting up one degree typically can save 2-3% on cooling costs
Make sure to properly dispose of paper, plastic, metal, glass, batteries, bulbs and electronics
Document destruction, paper shredding and paper recycling
Photocopiers, printers, fax machines, coffee brewers, calculations, etc. – free electronics recycling at Staples
Get $2 back in rewards pre recycled cartridge at Office Depot