Most organizations know that green = good—for their people, the environment and their bottom line. At JLL, we advise companies and building owners about the benefits of green workplaces, and how to implement them, but we know that greening a large organization is not just about making some big decisions at the top.
The barrier to “going green” is largely a human one. People want to live and work sustainably, but it’s hard to shift habits or they don’t know how.
So in honor of Earth day (this Saturday, April 22), we’re sharing a few tips for everyone.
Your company may be green. Your building may be LEED certified. But even if they’re not, there are small things you can do every day that add up to make a big impact.
Here are some of our favorite tips to keep in mind at the office (or on your way to it).
Some things are out of your control, or aren’t safe for you to manage. But, you may be able to influence them. Ask your landlord, or office, building or facility manager about:
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