How can my office be greener?

Headshot Dec 2013By Ben Walsh, Green Seal Project Coordinator

Have you ever wondered whether you could recycle that yogurt cup or pizza box?

Have you ever noticed a colleague throwing soda cans into the trash day after day?

Maybe you’ve wondered if the computers in the office were the most energy efficient. As a former office manager, I often asked those questions and maintained this curiosity when I came to Green Seal. What are the best ways I can make my office and our operations more sustainable?

Whether you own your office space or lease it, as an office manager you make operational and purchasing choices every day that can significantly reduce the footprint of your office and provide a cleaner, healthier environment for your staff. That’s where the Green Seal™ Green Office Partnership Program comes in. We are proud to announce the launch of this brand new pilot program.

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Summer Interns Dive Into Sustainability Research

GS InternsEach term – Fall, Winter, and Summer, Green Seal welcomes undergraduates, graduate students, young, and transitioning professionals to help us pursue our mission of….GREENING THE MARKETPLACE. We recruit interns to join us in our three offices (Washington, DC, Madison, Wisconsin, and Lexington, North Carolina), and, thanks to modern technology, we are also able to welcome several “Virtual Interns” to work independently from their locations. This summer, we are thrilled to welcome this talented team:

Green Seal’s Summer 2014 Interns

Virtual Interns: Molly, Kate, Celina, and Keri.

Washington, DC Interns: Mac, Ruben, Talia, Lauren, and Sundara.

Madison Intern: Allison.

Check out our Green Seal Interns web page to read about these driven sustainability wonks-in-training.

Our interns are tasked with assignments regarding marketing research, technical/sustainability research, client outreach support, blog post development, social media support, copy editing, video development, and much more.