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Paper reduction
Choose green business card options, including:
Electronic business cards.
Business cards printed with soy ink on 100 percent recycled paper whitened with non-chlorine bleach.

Recycle hazardous waste in your office.
Used batteries and obsolete electronic devices should all be recycled rather than tossed in the trash.
Bring items for recycling to hazardous waste collection day in your office’s community.
Ask your landlord to adopt a collection policy.

Sustainable practices
Pass on straws and drink directly from the container, or pour the drink into a glass or mug.
Take your own travel coffee mug with you when buying take-out coffee.