The Greening Guide


March 2017

The Good News About Nature Photography

Nature can be awesome, surprising, and even hilarious - but did you know it can also boost productivity? This month, in light of research showing the benefits of taking a break to connect with our beautiful blue planet, we're featuring some of the best nature photographers from around the world, helping you conquer the afternoon energy crash and inspire your continued efforts to green the workplace.
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A Definitive Guide to Energy Efficient Lighting

With all the recent changes in energy efficient lighting, it can be hard to keep up. That's why we've put together this easy and actionable guide for making a brilliant choice when it comes to lighting up your workplace. We breakdown the differences between non-efficient and efficient incandescent bulbs, their successor the CFL, and finally the newest generation of super-saving illumination, the LED.
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All You Need to Know About Ethical Tavel

We love highlighting ways you can live your values for people and planet inside and outside the workplace. Travel - what many of us love to do when not in the office - is a great way to expand the mind while unwinding from the daily grind. Herein, we break down the basics of ecotourism and offer recommendations on how to plan your next adventure abroad in a way that honors communities and the environment.
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TheGreenOffice.com Honored (Again) as San Francisco Certified Green Business

In early February, TheGreenOffice.com was once again recognized as one of 241 San Francisco Certified Green Businesses. Learn about our long history of certification under this groundbreaking program and about the thousands of other California businesses working every year to meet strict environmental standards in the workplace.
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Your Green Spring Cleaning Breakdown

Springtime should mean a breath of fresh air, not a lungful of harsh smelly chemicals. If sustainable spring cleaning is on your agenda this season, make sure to check out a few of our favorite tips for green cleaning. We breakdown the most popular cleaners by our easy to use greenness ranking system, giving you the best products for you and the environment.
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Goodbye Winter! Hello, Changing Weather.

Spring is here, at least its technically spring, which means warmer weather is right around the corner. Time to make a few changes to your office that can save energy and money. We bring you a few tips for getting ready and some recommendations for how to better track the changing weather.
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Get Your Garden On

Garden planning and seedling season is here. You may garden at home, but have you thought about gardening at the office? Not only do indoor plants offer substantial air cleaning benefits, research shows gardening can have some major positive impacts in the workplace. We offer a few ideas to help you find a perfect office-friendly garden.
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