The office is your second home, when you’re not faceplanted in your screen, you might be thinking about being faceplanted in your screen. It’s only natural to get anxious in your office space from time to time. Clutter and unorganized mess breed a chaotic sense of order in the office, this limits the flow of energy and puts you in a frantic mindset. The energy in the office should be in tune with your flow of work. Greening the office is not just a new trend, it’s become a standard!
Easier said than done, but luckily we have green office ideas for an eco-friendly office that will energize employees and excite new, fun office activities.
Get your employees involved with green initiatives in the workplace. When people are involved they care about what it is that they participate in, leading to a combined effort that reflects everyone’s attitude and flow of energy throughout the office environment.
Keep It Light
Reduce the amount of waste in the office. Gather a list of recycling spots near your location and share them with your employees to make everyone aware of recycling. You could also try running a competition in the office with some office fun games, the employee that recycles the most waste should be rewarded with a prize.
Digitalize The Unnecessary
We live in the digital age, you don’t need to print unnecessary documents. Rather create a digital copy and start a digital culture in the office. Urge employees to take banks up on digital bank statements and encourage the use of digital devices over and above print mediums.
I bet you that there is one device plugged in right now that is not being used, and will probably not be needed all day. Don’t burn energy unnecessarily, rather reduce the running costs of the business, save energy and reduce your carbon footprint by unplugging idle devices.
Start Planting Trees
Everyone can contribute to a green, eco-friendly office environment with a few simple steps. One of the best ways to keep our world green is to stop taking more than what we have. The world has a healthy abundance of green life naturally, but as the population grows so does the demand for our natural resources.
Start planting trees with your team to add to a greener world. If you are looking for new ways on how to make work fun for employees, gather your team once a week and have a green thumb session. Planting trees will also add to your office environment making it more tranquil and aesthetically bespoke to a natural way of life.
With these simple tips, you can create a green office with your employees that reduces electricity demand, resulting in less cluttered spaces and a healthier flow of energy that suits everyone in the environment. It is important to make your office environment an assimilated culture where every employee feels comfortable. These green initiatives in the workplace get instant results from minimal efforts, allowing for a holistic approach to going green.
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Written by: PRIO Communications and Digital Marketing