Ways Your Office is Sabotaging the Environment

We’ve all heard of going green and why it’s so important. We love our planet, and it’s our job as residents to keep it healthy for years to come. At the very least, you probably have an office recycling bin, try not to waste water and turn off the lights when you leave a room, but you may be contributing more than you think to unsustainable practices. You could be doing more to protect the environment, and that’s where OpenWorks can help!

You may not realize a lot of energy and resource use that takes place behind the scenes at your office. For example:

  • •If your office is cleaned after hours or at night, that uses extra energy because the lights and thermostat stay on.
  • •Some of the most common pieces of cleaning equipment, like pressure washers and traditional vacuum cleaners, can use a huge amount of energy and water.
  • •If you’re using a different vendor for each aspect of your facility’s maintenance, that can be a waste of both energy and your business’ money.
  • •Some of the most important materials in the commercial cleaning business are the many paper products that are required, but if the ones your company uses don’t come from post-consumer recycled materials, they are contributing to the more than 90 million tons of paper used per year in the U.S.

These are things that have probably never occurred to you, but they can have a significant impact on how environmentally friendly your office’s cleaning practices are. OpenWorks, an environmentally-conscious commercial cleaning franchise, has honed its green practices through intense attention to detail and available science. Our services are fully integrated, and our equipment and materials are of the highest quality to ensure the least impact on the environment and the most value for our clients. Check out the website for more information on how OpenWorks does its part to preserve the planet.

Contact OpenWorks today for a complimentary consultation of your business or facility!