What can you do?

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Being Environmentally Friendly at Home

* Use fluorescent bulbs
* Install low-flow shower heads and take showers instead of baths
* Water lawns only when needed and do not over-wet. Plants can take only so much water at a time, the rest just runs off.
* When washing the car, use a bucket of soapy water and turn on the hose only for rinsing.
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Before you Buy New Furniture:

· Avoid tropical woods like teak and mahogany. Instead select domestic woods such as pine, cherry and oak.

· Before you buy new furniture consider the possibility of recovering or refurbishing your current stock.

· Contact community groups, churches, shelters and even schools before you discard used desks, filing cabinets and other office furnishing.

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 The Basic Plan

There are two ways to deal with waste:

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AIR QUALITY

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

No spill of a hazardous substance is simple …

WHY? . . .   Because . . .

1.Washing down spilled toxic chemicals with water or solvent just creates more hazardous waste

2.Using dry, absorbent materials for cleanup also creates solid hazardous waste

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OFFICE RECYCLING

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 HAVE YOU BEEN CHECKING?

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WATER CONSERVATION

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 REDUCE PAPER WASTE

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What’s Good For The Earth Is Good For The Company!

A good environmental track record impresses:

Thus managing the environment is beneficial to YOU

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 OFFICE EFFICIENCY

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 Saving Paper

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 How to be Environmentally Responsible

  1. Care and manage resources well
  2. Identify environmental risks and develop mitigation plans
  3. Minimize environmental impacts
  4. Work towards sustainable development

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RESULTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION

 DO YOUR PART TO MAINTAIN THE ENVIRONMENT

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 Housekeeping and Maintenance 

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 How to be environmentally responsible 

  1. Care and manage resources well

  2. Identify environmental risks and develop mitigation plans

  3. Minimize environmental impacts

  4. Work towards sustainable development

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