Greening the Office
Every day at Friends of the Earth Scotland we receive calls
asking us about environmentally friendly products: whether it is really
recycling and how to go about greening the office.
Our Online Audit
is designed to answer these questions. It is aimed at those putting
green office policy into practice and those who want to
protect the environment but may not have the time or the money to immediately
overhaul the workplace.
To work towards a greener office environment
we all have to look at the resources we use and reduce the waste and
pollution that is created
working day. We hope that this audit will provide solutions and guidance
in creating that greener office.
Greening the Office Online Audit
The audit includes basic
information on identifying environmental impacts and finding solutions.
The majority of the questions will
It should enable you to gather some basic information
about your office, take action and track your progress.
The audit should
take no more than 10 minutes to complete when you have some basic
information to hand. Once the audit is completed
card is produced that enables you to assess your current green
The fact sheets provide practical information on the main
topics. There are also directories of web-based links to sources of further
information, green office suppliers and other relevant links.
Green Office Action Plan
For even more information on Greening the Office, we have
produced a comprehensive easy-to-use guide, the Green Office Action Plan
(GOAP). It has additional background information on all the topics (and
more) included in our Online Audit. The GOAP includes practical “blow-up” pages,
audit templates, facts and figures, green suppliers and additional sources
of information. First published, July 1996, Updated November 2002. Cost £20.00
See Publications on the FoES
All information contained in the Green Office Online Audit,
including details of companies, organisations, their products and services
is believed to be correct at the time of initial launch in June 2003.
Friends of the Earth Scotland cannot be held responsible for any services
or goods offered by the companies contained in the Directory, nor do
we endorse any environmental claims made by the said companies.
This project has been funded by :