You may not think there's a connection between things like picnic tables and benches and employee morale, but the truth is that creating an enjoyable outdoor space for your employees can boost morale, productivity, and even loyalty. When you provide employees with a quiet place to relax and unwind during breaks, they’ll come back to work refreshed and ready to hit the ground running, and this increases productivity and makes for happier employees.
Phones, phones, phones! They're such useful little pieces of technology, we would be easily lost without them. We place such high value on their usefulness in organizing our daily lives that sometimes we forget how valuable cell phones are as raw material.
Is sustainability in your office just an at-work routine, or is your team taking these routines home with them? A team of people implementing sustainable practices at work is incredibly impactful, but a team of people with sustainable practices as part of their core values creates an impact that is invaluable. If an office team recycles at work, uses reusable water bottles and other green tech at work, they will remove a large amount of plastic and other waste from landfills over time.
Offices are riddled with more than just complicated relationships between coworkers. If you take one step into many office spaces you will likely find that paper and plastic are as common as hushed whispers behind cubicles.
Let's start with the basic premise that, depending on where you are, this is either a topic you care about or could not care less about. Yes: we need everyone on board to save the planet, yada yada.
By now our reliance on single-use plastics and their lasting effects are well documented. A few seconds of use leads to centuries of consequences.
Bringing your office together to accomplish a common goal can help create connections deeper than business. Teams who deeply understand one another can manage conflict more intelligently, and solve problems more collaboratively and creatively.
If you've been looking for ways to build team spirit and help care for the environment, you'll want to consider adding an Adopt-a-Highway program to your list of options.What It IsThrough the Adopt-a-Highway program, community groups take responsibility for regularly cleaning a selected stretch of roadway.
The easiest way to stop plastic pollution is to continually remind yourself that single use products are not worth the environmental price. We have a list of five single use products that you can swap out with reusable products.
When we think about recycling, we think about our recycling bins and how diligently we work to sort our trash. We take pride in thinking that we are helping our environment.