Green Practice in Office

Energy Conservation

  • Switch off lights unoccupied spaces.
  • Use stairs when moving from one level to another.
  • Configure personal computers into sleep mode when not in use
  • Use electrical equipment only when the need arises
  • Do not open window when air-condition in use
  • Ensure all electrical equipment are turned off before leaving the office
  • Inform the relevant parties immediately in the event of breakdown or malfunction

Water Conservation

  • Prudent use of office supplies
  • Ensure that water taps are tightly turned off
  • Avoid flushing unnecessarily
  • Inform the relevant parties immediately in the event of breakdown or malfunction

3R (Reduce – Reuse – Recycle)

  • Prudent use of office supplies
  • Print or make copies only when needed
  • Print or make copies on both sides of paper (for formal documents)
  • Reuse paper if printing informal documents(draft copies)
  • Recycle used envelopes and files
  • Think carefully before disposal of waste
  • Always use appropriate recycle bins when disposing waste; and
  • Order food and drinks for events and meetings prudently

Use Eco-Friendly Products

  • Use bio-degradable chemicals for cleaning and maintenance
  • Assess the “recyclability” of products
  • Practice green procurement
  • Avoid using plastic water bottles
  • Avoid using air freshener in offices

Food

  • Use environmentally-friendly containers to take away food and drinks
  • Bring own containers to take away food and drinks

Transportation

  • Use public transport or practice car-pooling
  • Use the Park & Ride facility to avoid parking congestion