Make sure you educate everyone in your office, let them know what is expected of them regarding recycling. You can start with the basics, you can make sure paper cups, drink cans and cardboard are recycled correctly on a daily basis. Then educate people regarding recycling everything from glass, to electronics and light bulbs,
If you are going to start a recycling scheme in your office, you may as well go full circle and start investing in a high quality recycled products. If you can, start switching to a certain percentage of your existing paper or promotional items for alternative recycling paper.
This will be great for the environment. Recycled goods no longer perceive a low-end or low quality they are seen as highly ethical and responsible and you’ll be doing the environment a great favour.
Do not throw away all foam and paper cups at the coffee machine. Encourage your staff to bring their own mugs from home. If staff only write on one side of their paper, tell them to re-use their paper for printing drafts. There are plenty of ways to re-use everyday items.
An office is a business place where workers come to daily, and where you meet your clients. Keeping your office area neat and tidy is something you can’t compromise on. It keeps the clients impressed and makes the place conducive and productive. Every business owner is interested in maintaining a good impression in their work place. This is best done by keeping the office area clutter free. Here are a few tips on how you can keep your office area clean;
- Organize loose papers; when you have paper work piled up, it leaves the office looking messy and untidy. It makes it difficult and also consumes time when one wants to refer back to important documents when the need arises. One can arrange their papers in different ways that will be easy for future referencing. Filing cabinets are a good place to store up invoices, work orders, vendor information, specs of products and also customer profiles. For important documents that need constant referencing, one can use desktop trays and wall mounted pockets. To save space, one can scan documents that can be archived and store them in soft copy.
- Disinfect the restrooms; leaving the restrooms smelling good and clean will not only leave the company office clean but also safe for your employees and customers. Make sure the toilet bowls are scrubbed with a disinfecting cleaner and a toilet brush. Wipe the seat, the bowl and the tank with disinfectants. Use the disinfecting cleaner to also wipe the sink and the counter areas. Make sure the floors are swept and moped all the time. Ensure you never run out of soap by refilling the soap dispensers and paper towel holders as well as the toilet tissue rolls.
- Keeping your electronics dust free; protect all your electronic gadgets by keeping them dust free. You can accomplish this by using a duster to blast dust of tight spaces. Wipe the surfaces of the electronics with a soft rag that is moistened with disinfectant spray.
- Clean the break room; keep the refrigerator clean at all times by leaving it organized and throwing away old food every week. Wipe down the interior with a rag dampened with disinfectant. Spray the counterparts, sinks, tables, chairs and shelves. Clean the microwave and wash the dish towels regularly.
People are fond of making New Year resolutions, often regarding individual goals and targets. While this is commendable, it should also be noted that cleanliness plays a huge role in helping you achieve what you have sent your eyes on. A clean home is a great place to live in, while a clean environment makes employees more productive and contented. It is thus the high time you made a decision to start 2016 in a clean environment, and maintain that trend all year long. Below are some tips you can embrace to position you for a clean start to 2016;
Rubbish bins; whether it is in an office, or at home you can start by placing rubbish bins strategically around. Rubbish bins reduce littering in the compound, especially if placed along entrances and areas where employees congregate often.
Less Paperwork; in the office, you can have your fellow workmates reduce their paper work. In this day and age of the internet, almost everything that would be done on paper can be done via email. And if papers have to be used, always ensure you use both sides of the paper. This is a great way to ensure that you start your 2016 a clean and tidy office.
General cleaning; before the year comes to an end, you can organize with members of your staff, or family members to carry out a thorough cleaning of the home or office. This could include unclogging drainage systems, scouring the toilet seat and sinks, removing cobwebs, and so on so forth. Ending the year on such a clean note will ensure that everyone starts their new year in a clean environment.
DIY; there are some easy and simple DIY tips you can make use of to enhance cleanliness in your home. Tasks such as slashing grass in your compound, or trimming over grown hedges is not only a nice way to exercise; it helps your place appear neat and well kept.
Rubbish Clearance Company; one of the most recommendable and effective ways to ensure that your start 2016 on a clean note, is by hiring the services of rubbish removal companies. These companies are experts in collecting garbage in both residential and commercial properties. Besides, they are able to handle any amount of garbage you may have, and dispose of it in eco friendly ways.