Professional Actions

Dec 14, 2002

Below are some tips you can use to “green” your office!

  • Use compact fluorescent light bulbs in your office(s)
  • Use daylighting when possible!
  • Turn off all lights when you leave a room or the office for the day
  • Power-down all computers, printers and other office equipment
  • Install light fixtures that turn on when you enter a room and turn off when you exit
  • Use power-strips for all appliances and turn power-strips off when not in use
  • Encourage your co-workers to carpool or use mass transit to work
  • Offer parking discounts to employees who have low-emissions or hybrid vehicles
  • Offer a telecommute day where employees work from home, especially on CODE ORANGE air quality days
  • Reuse and/or recycle all paper
  • Print double-sided and on recycled paper
  • Recycle ink cartridges and batteries
  • Sign up for your Air Quality forecast and share the forecast with co-workers on CODE ORANGE action days
  • Bring your lunch or ask your employer to provide lunch on CODE ORANGE action days
  • Become a Business Partner with Clean Air Carolina