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Eco Office: How to Make Your Office Greener and Create a Toxin-Free Work Environment.

  • Published on November 22, 2021

Have you ever wondered what dangers an office can pose? Did you know that office furniture, equipment, cleaning products and other supplies often contain substances hazardous to our health and environment? An average person spends a third of his life at work so important to create a safe environment in the office. 

The Eco Office Guide covers various aspects of safety - focusing on environmental and health aspects of building and finishing materials, furniture, appliances and supplies, as well as resource-saving solutions and environmental education of employees.

The information in this guide is based on scientific evidence and is verified by professional environmentalists. It is written in simple language, with infographics and expert comments which will help everyone to understand the topic and get ready to implement it in their office.

It was the pandemic that became the turning point in the recognition of the fact that our homes and offices should become a safer place to stay at. Experiencing stress, anxiety and uncertainty due to the pandemic, people are more likely to think about their mental and physical well-being, about the quality of life in their apartments, offices and cities.

The Eco Office Guide covers various aspects of safety - green procurement of building and finishing materials, furniture, appliances and supplies, resource-saving solutions and environmental education of employees. Following the Guide's advices you can improve and detoxify your working environment no matter if your are the head of the office, a manager or an employee.

The guide was developed by the NGO Ecological Union in partnership with SUAI University with the support of the European Fund for Regional Development INTERREG during the NonHazCity2 project (2019-2021)

Ecological Union has developed an ecological standard "Leaf of Life" "STO-56171713-002-2014. Office Activity Services” based on life cycle analysis that ensures that products or services are harmless to humans and have minimal impact on the environment.  The guide will help you to reducethe environmental and health impact or successfully prepare for an eco-label certification of your office.

 

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