Going Green in Your Writing Office

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Bring up the topic of green living and people think recycling and light bulbs. These are, of course, important parts of caring for the environment, but they are not the only things each of us can do to save, reduce and reuse resources. The office presents several opportunities to lessen our personal impact on the world around us. Paper Control Cut back on paper use. Writer’s use a lot of paper, including to hand -edit pieces. That’s why it’s important to keep a bin next to the printer to deposit used paper. The paper is can be reused for back-side printing, [Read more…]

Fix Your Toxic Writing Environment

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There are two sides to the writer debate – those who require certain comforts and those who can write in the middle of a toxic dump. I’d argue both types are just as likely to have hazardous work environments. Your office could be making you sick, or at the very least, decreasing your productivity. The good news is there simple way to creating a safe and healthy work environment. 1. Trouble in the Air The information is scary: according to the August 2000 EPA Indoor Environments Division, Indoor Air Quality and Student Performance report, “Indoor air quality can reduce a [Read more…]

WorkingNaked.net Announces Home Office Contest

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What does your home office look like? Share the details with WorkingNaked.net and you can win a bunch of great prizes, including: Fellowes PS-79Ci Cross-Cut 100% Jam Proof Shredder Epson WorkForce 610 Elfa products from The Container Store ($250 value) Library edition binders from Russell + Hazel Home Office Solutions: Creating a Space that Works for You book by Lisa Kanarek One-year subscription to Flexjobs “I’m working naked…are you?” t-shirt I must admit, it’s the T-shirt that caught my interest. I had a good chuckle thinking about the kinds of comments that someone would get if they wore it out [Read more…]

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