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Actually write an environmental policy #OneWorldChange

September 20, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Its difficult to improve the overall environmental performance of your business without a policy, #One WorldChange. Before you say it, there are actually a huge number of businesses that do not have an environmental policy actually written down. Not only does it make good business…

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Automate power shutdown for your business IT infrastructure #OneWorldChange

September 19, 2014 By admin

  Tip – measure the power wastage in your office to identify the largest power wasters.#OneWorldChange If you make a point of visiting your office after hours you may be surprised to see so many computers and monitors left on. This sort of small but cumulative power waste…

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Light sensors for light only when you need it #OneWorldChange

September 18, 2014 By admin

  Tip – Fit motion sensors to your lights to keep an EYE on your power. #OneWorldChange Many modern lighting units have built in motion sensors so that whilst they deactivate after a period where there is no motion, they can immediately reactivate as soon as movement is detected.

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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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