Go green & start now!

The first and most straightforward step is switching our shopping habits. If you start looking for common environmental certifications such as “Blauen Engel”, the “Energy Star Label” or “Zero Energy’ logo when making any purchases, it will take no time at all to increase environmental awareness within your office. From recycled pens and paper right through to desk accessories, such as staplers and hole punches made from environmentally friendly materials. And that’s not forgetting even larger items for around the office. These include shredders that switch to energy-saving mode after ten minutes or switch off after 30 minutes of inactivity, not to mention a whole host of other environmentally friendly devices.


The most important step, however, is changing the way we think and making sure we put our good intentions into action. If everyone could implement at least some of these within their office in the long term, this would mean a huge improvement without too much effort at all. All you have to do is make the decision to switch and get started right away. So to help you on your way, here are ten super easy tips to get you going: