Office kitchen and food

5 ways to Green Your Office kitchen and food

Check out these GY-approved methods of keeping employees happily well-fed (or well-caffeinated) while also keeping food-related waste under control.

  1. Buy bulk food to reduce packaging waste

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    Next time you're ordering sugar, creamers, snacks, or beverages for your office kitchen, look into family-style servings.

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  2. Offer staff good drinking water from the tap

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    Kick the bottle habit! Make good quality water available to your employees by providing filtered, refrigerated water instead of single-serving bottles.

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  3. Provide reusable water bottles for staff

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    Give your employees reusable bottles they can fill and keep at their desks or take on the road. You'll be surprised by how much you can save.

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  4. Choose eco-friendly food service items over paper plates and plastic cups

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    Stock your office kitchen with reusable plates, cutlery, glasses, and mugs made from recycled or biodegradable materials rather than the disposable options.

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  5. Choose reusable or recycled coffee filters

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    Brew your office's morning joe with eco-friendly filters instead of bleached, disposable ones. Choose from nylon, hemp, bamboo, oxygen-bleached cotton, and even gold.

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