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Nowadays, more and more companies take part in the green office campaign, using environmentally friendly methods or products to reduce their environmental impacts.
Levi Strauss & Co -- Launched a new Waste Less Collection
The famous jeans company, Levi Strauss & Co has made great efforts in recent years to confront the textile industry’s environmental issues. Levi Strauss has launched a new Waste Less Collection, which means a line of jeans made largely from recycled plastic bottles.
Siemens -- Reduce the Carbon Emission
The world’s largest industrial manufacturer, Siemens has pledged to be completely carbon neutral by the year 2030. Investing over €100 million into reducing their environmental impact, Siemens aims to cut its carbon emissions to half. The company will use distributed energy systems at its production facilities and office buildings to optimize energy costs; Employ low-emission vehicles and e-mobility concepts in its global car fleet; Use renewable energy more, such as natural gas and wind power.
Starbucks -- Eliminate The Plastic Straws
Recently, more than half a million plastic straws are used every day around the world. Starbucks aims to be eliminate the plastic straws by 2020. The coffee company has designed a strawless lid which will become the standard for all iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages. And this new design is already in use throughout the US and Canada.
Ricola -- Combines Traditional Herbs With Cutting Edge Technology
Ricola’s recent actions prove that even the most long-established companies around the world can wake up to their environmental impacts in a new innovative way. Scaled up with the support of Impact Hub Zurich, Ricola now combines traditional herbs with cutting edge technology to help itself become a more eco-friendly and sustainable business.
Google -- Purchase Enough Renewable Energy To Match What It Consumed
In 2017 the tech giant announced its goal to purchase enough renewable energy to match all the electricity it consumed over the next year. To achieve this, for every kilowatt hour of electricity Google consumed, it purchased a kilowatt hour of renewable energy from a wind or solar farm that was built specifically for Google. Now the company is working with the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance and Re-Source Platform to facilitate even greater access to renewably-sourced energy.
1. Less Paper Product Purchases
One way that a company can begin its “going green” process is to implement the use of a paperless working operation. Cloud networks and scanning necessary documents into cloud systems reduces the amount of paper waste .
2. Reusable Products
If you are a retail company, consider reusable products like reusable and insulated shopping bags. You can include a company logo and/or motto on the bags to promote the business. Moreover, when selecting green office stationery, recycled business bags and eco-friendly file folders are suitable choices.
3. Lower Utility Costs
Utility costs are typically thousands of dollars a month for large businesses. You can cut your utility costs by changing out light fixtures to energy-efficient rated fixtures with LED light bulbs.
In the end, I want to emphasize that creating a green office benefits not only the enterprise itself, more important is that it can make a difference in reducing the pollution and waste on the earth.