Sustainability & Wellness Tips

  • Use energy efficient lighting
  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Re-purpose materials
  • Print less
  • Carpool or public transportation
  • Walk or cycle
  • Refillable water bottlers
  • Carry a traveler for your coffee
  • Compost your waste
  • Buy local
  • Conference / telecommute versus travel
  • Bring your own reusable shopping bags
  • Adjust the thermostat
  • Save your glass jars and use for storage
  • Turning off tap water while brushing teach will save over 100 gallons of water per month
  • Keep your tires properly inflated and get better gas mileage. Reduce your carbon footprint 20 pounds for each gallon of gas saved
  • Change your car’s air filter regularly
  • Use recycled paper and paper products whenever you can
  • Read documents online instead of printing them
  • Print two sided if possible
  • Buy local food to reduce the distance from farm to fork. Buy straight from the farm, frequent your local farmers’ market, or join a local food co-op
  • Move your heater thermostat down two degrees in winter and up two degrees in the summer to reduce your carbon footprint by 2,000 pounds
  • Use energy-efficient appliances and electronics
  • Plant a tree or donate a tree through a certified tree planting organization
  • Join a local park, river or beach clean-up imitative – even if for just a day

 

Our cleaning service meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-42 based on waste minimization, building-specific operational procedures, effective custodial training, and use of products with limits on human & environmental toxicity. GreenSeal.org.
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