The environment shapes the quality of our lives and we all want a healthy and pleasant place to live and work. As we spend so many hours at work, this is an ideal place to take stock of how we can reduce our environmental impact.
There are a lot of eco-changes that can be made at work. Some changes, such as those to be more energy efficient, can also save money by reducing overhead costs.
There is no right way to go about 'greening' a workplace. Some things are quick wins, which can be done straight away and will cost nothing, while others will take more effort and planning and may require some investment.
For ideas on ways to 'green' your business, follow the links below.
For more information on how to write an environment policy for your organisation, including what it should cover, why it's benefical to have one, and free online guidance tools, click here.
Does your organisaiton comply with environmental law? For guidance on legislation that may affect your organisation, click here.
Click here to learn about different standards that organisations can adopt to measure and manage their significant environmental impacts.
Learn about how the Westminster Carbon Alliance is working with networks of organisations throughout the borough to assist them in reducing carbon emissions from buildings.
Have you ever wondered what terms like food miles, zero carbon and carbon neutral really mean? Click here to view a glossary of environmental terms.
We'd like to hear from you if you have a question about our environmental programmes, or services. Please click here for contact details by theme.
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