Despite what kermit the Frog sings, it’s not so tough being green. Below is a list of some small and relatively painless steps that you and your clients can take in your business and personal lives that can lessen your impact on the planet.
- Go paperless. You don’t have to print every e-mail message you receive, and probably not that many at all. If you download a report in PDF format, only print out the one or two pages you actually need, not the entire thing. Use the print preview function to make sure you really need it on paper before you print it. PC Magazine estimates that the average employee prints six totally useless pages every day. Look around the communal printer in your office and you’re likely to find many documents so important they had to be printed, but not really important enough to pick up.