Green gifts for the office
Wed, Dec 17 2008 at 10:28 PM
The process of greening up your office space is partly your company’s responsibility but it is also partly in your hands. Making more eco-friendly choices at your office doesn’t have to cost money; for ideas on how to do this without a financial or time commitment, read my post Three easy green office tips
Another way to introduce green thinking in to the office place is to bring an eco-friendly present to your office’s next gift exchange. With the holidays upon us, now is the time to bring a green vibe to your workplace.
Green Your Office
The Green Perspective has a pre-packaged Green Your Office
gift bundle for $40. The package includes a bamboo box and pen, green stationary, a BPA-free Klean Kanteen stainless steel water bottle and a copy of Greening Your Office: From Cupboard to Corporation, An A-Z Guide
by Jon Clift and Amanda Cuthbert.
Give the gift of a carbon offset
in your office’s gift exchange. This is a perfect gift for that environmentally conscious co-worker that faithfully drives his Toyota Prius to work every day. CarbonFund sells a 6,000 lbs CO2 carbon offset gift for $27.21. This is enough to offset the emissions on your coworker’s Prius for an entire year.
Not everyone keeps his or her lives planned out via a Blackberry or iPhone. It is not that uncommon to see a coworker carry around a traditional organizer. TerraLunaSol sells the EcoChic Portfolio/Organizer
that is made from reclaimed plastic bags. TerraLunaSol has received the Co-op America’s Business Seal of Approval
for the products that it sells.
These are just three examples of eco-friendly gifts that you can give to your coworkers in an attempt to steer everyone towards a greener office.
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