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Upcycle your land fill #OneWorldChange

September 17, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Get any landfill waste from your business sent to energy from waste incinerators #OneWorldChange Most companies recycle their waste to some extent because of waste regulations but when all the cardboard, paper, plastic and glass has been reclaimed, what about the significant ‘other’ that is…

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Simple bulb replacement that can dramatically cut your energy bill #OneWorldChange

September 16, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Replace inefficient halogen & incandescent bulbs for low enegy LED and fluorescent. #oneworldchange In many cases you don’t have to completely redo your lighting system if you want to benefit from the wide availability of energy efficient fluorescent tubes and most recently, the commercial production…

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Saving more water in the office #OneWorldChange

September 13, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Fit tap/faucet aerators #oneworldchange If you think about how we use taps/faucets, it’s staggering how much of the water we turn on with the twist of flip is then wasted. This is because water usually leaves a tap in one large flow and it is…

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Save water in your office #OneWorldChange

September 12, 2014 By admin

  Tip – if you have older style toilets with single flush, fit a hippo. #oneworldchange Whilst water is a relatively abundant resource, it needs conserving and represents a cost to all businesses. A lot of the water used in offices is to flush toilets. Building regulations mean…

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Reduce the energy of office equipment #OneWorldChange

September 11, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Use power management tools to manage your devices efficiently #oneworldchange The chances are that you fleet of office computers and printers have power management tools that can be set to optimise their performance whilst using the least amount of electricity. Conduct a review to make…

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Use less toner and ink when you print #OneWorldChange

September 10, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Set printers to print in draft by default. #oneworldchange Most printers have different quality settings depending on the type of document you wish to print. Typically these levels are ‘draft’, ‘normal’ and ‘best’. The higher the quality, the more toner and ink is used to…

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Encourage car pooling #OneWorldChange

September 9, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Encourage car pooling #oneworldchange Having staff share car journeys to work has many advantages for both staff and your company in terms of reducing costs, stress levels and environmental impact. You can either set up your own carpool scheme, promoting the benefits to staff and…

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Reduce the number of staff that drive to work #OneWorldChange

September 8, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Encourage staff to switch to cycling to work #oneworldchange If many of your staff drive to work yet live nearby, you can encourage them to cycle instead. To make this work you need the facilities (secure storage, changing areas and showers) and you also need…

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Think Before You Print #OneWorldChange

September 6, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Set an environmentally friendly email signature #oneworldchange It is extraordinary how much paper, toner and power is wasted by the habit some people have of printing off emails. It is simple, however, to add an environmentally friendly message to the footer of each email asking…

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Set double sided printing as default #OneWorldChange

September 5, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Make double sided printing the default on all your office printers #oneworldchange One of the most environmentally impactful daily activities in your office is printing. Printing impacts in 3 ways The amount of paper printed The ink and toner used The power consumed by printers…

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