Want to save both money and the environment? Realign your office and go circular. The circular-economy institute INCIEN has put together these ten solid steps for minimizing office waste production and for utilizing any waste that does arise as well as possible.
Kamal Meattle is an Indian environmental activist and CEO of Paharpur Business Centre, which is sometimes called “the healthiest building” in New Delhi, India. Ten years ago during his TEDx talk he showed how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.
You’ve already got potted plants at your office, and green vertical walls and trees on your rooftop terrace. So what next? Now you need to install moss at your workplace. As much as you can! Taking its green tufts as a brush, you can compose a variety of pictures, decorations, and wall logos.
The new fish in the development pond, EDGE Technologies, is working on its second office building in Amsterdam. Thanks to advanced technologies, they aim at the strictest ecological sustainability criteria. The company co-works with architects who originally designed the former building back in the 1970s.
It’s high time for you to move over to a healthier office. Why? In a recent test (published in Building and Environment, 2017) performed by American scientists, workers in certified green buildings performed 26.4% than workers in “sick” buildings. And above all, it’s said that they make more money.