With our motto being 'why replace when you can repair?' and all of us being quite environmentally conscious at home, one of our main aims for this year was to see what we could do to become a bit more environmentally friendly at Gazebo Spare Parts. Here's what we've come up with so far:
Over the next couple of years, we are looking to make all of our packaging recyclable. At the moment, we use:
And in the future we are looking at:
Being an office of just three people, we have found it quite easy to make a few changes. I can imagine in a busy, larger office it may be more difficult; especially with colleagues that don't think it's important or limited resources/funds to implement new systems etc. Small changes do add up to make a big difference though, so consider adding a recycling bin in the kitchen to make it easy for people to recycle, or stop providing single-use items such as plastic cups and encourage people to bring their own reusable bottles/mugs.
Do you try and run an environmentally conscious office/home? Get in touch and give us your suggestions on what we could do to make our office better and let us know what you do to make your office/home more 'green'.