More and more businesses are beginning to seriously look at reducing the waste that they generate on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis. Not all of these companies are considering this strictly for environmental purposes, though that’s certainly at least part of the motivation for some.
The past decade has witnessed the explosive growth of Team Building in most corporate environments across the nation. Not only does it help form one like-minded and cohesive team of workers, but it also serves to allow the crossing of departmental lines, enabling everyone to work together as a whole.
Recycling is an important activity that makes the environment cleaner, saves money and contributes to the sustainability of our planet. It is also one of the few things that everyday people can do to make an impact on a daily basis.
When people think about going green, they often think of the steps that they can take as an individual at their homes to help the environment. However, there are also steps to be taken in the workplace.
Team-building has long been used to strengthen personnel and boost enthusiasm among employees. Usually, team-building exercises involve games, ice-breakers, or even friendly office competitions.
You know our planet is in deep trouble when it’s predicted that our oceans will have more plastic than fish by 2050.Unilever has pledged to make all its plastic packaging reusable by 2025 while M&S plans on developing one recyclable plastic polymer for all packaging uses.
With new tools available to help people measure their carbon footprint at home and work, collective action and friendly competition are bringing carbon footprint challenges to the workplace. Carbon footprint is a measure of the amount of greenhouse gas emissions based on fossil fuel consumption per individual or group.
Good businesses don't happen by accident. They make plans.
Everyone has an invested interest in keeping our planet clean and unpolluted. Every effort that is made towards making environmentally safe choices is another step towards healing our already overburdened Earth.