Greening Offices Without Adding to Landfill

Many corporations are moving their staff into modern green offices in LEED buildings. But the left-behind furniture and equipment often end up in landfill. It’s better to recycle, resell, and donate them to minimize your footprint, recover costs, and benefit charities. Let’s see how Chevron did it and what you can learn from their experiences for your next move or renovation. In the summer of 2013, Chevron embarked on a large scale renovation of its Canadian headquarters in Calgary with the goal of ushering its workplace into the 21st century. The 18-floor office rejuvenation was designed to introduce new technologies and provide Chevron’s employees with a more comfortable, productive environment. It’s a move echoed by many large companies in Canada, U.S., and worldwide. As office design and technology continue to evolve, leading businesses are investing to stay ahead. [Ca...

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