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4 Ways Green Office Can Help Your Business

By Eco-Friendly, Green Office

The future is already here – especially when it comes to business. How prepared are you to manage the accelerated pace of progress? Green Office provides services that make your business more efficient, more secure, more sustainable and future-proof. Our services will provide your business with four key benefits.

How Green Office can help improve your businessHow Can Green Office Help You?

Green Office is committed to taking our clients into the future by providing them with the tools and business practices to help them thrice in a world that is digital and focused on sustainability. Here’s what we can do for you:

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What are the Benefits of the Green Office Managed Print Services

By Uncategorised

If your business requires large volumes of printing, including the laborious task of installing and maintaining several printers, there are considerable financial, administrative and environmental costs to consider. This is why you need professional Managed Print Services Green Office explains why these services can be so beneficial to your business.

The benefits of Green Office Managed Print ServicesWhat are Managed Print Services?

Our Managed Print Services are planned, scheduled printing management programmes that enable you to control your printing devices, keep them running and increase efficiency and productivity while reducing costs and environmental impact. We know that printers constitute a significant capital investment, and that printing itself pushes up the running costs, as well as your business’s carbon footprint. Our services are designed to mitigate and minimize costs, remove the burden of printer management from your shoulders, and maximize efficiency. Let us take a look at the specific benefits you get from our Managed Print Services Read More

How to Make Your Business More Efficient and Sustainable

By Uncategorised

Most businesses today are looking for ways to be more sustainable and efficient. Being more eco-friendly is not just a matter of being a good corporate citizen. It also provides a competitive edge, since more consumers and businesses are looking for service providers that actively work to lower their impact on the environment. Green Office provides a four-step solution to move you towards sustainability.

How to make your business more efficient and sustainable4 Steps to Increased Efficiency and Sustainability

Before you can improve your office’s efficiency and sustainability, you first need to assess where you currently stand. You can then start taking steps to improve your situation and build your eco-friendliness. Green Office provides four services that help you to take stock of where you are and then make the necessary improvements. Read More

All the Benefits of Digitalising Your Office

By Uncategorised

Although almost everything is going digital, there are still some areas in which people stick to traditional methods. Most offices are at least partially digital, but still use tons of paper each year to conduct their business. It is not really surprising that managers and their staff continue to do things the way they have been done for a very long time. However, digitalising your office is not only relatively easy, it is also a positive, long-term benefit to your business. Green Office explains why.

Green Office discuss The benefits of digitalisation4 Reasons To Digitalise Your Office

If physical paperwork is always what you have used to conduct your day-to-day business, it might seem unimaginable to switch to completely digital work. However, remaining trapped in the old mindset is costing your business money, reducing its efficiency and leading to lost opportunities. Here are four reasons why you should prioritise digitalisation. Read More

4 Reasons Why Data Security Matters

By Cyber Security, Green Office

Your data is the heart of your business. In fact, as business moves increasingly into the virtual space, it could be argued that your data is your business. Are you doing enough to protect your information? You must first understand what is really at risk. Green Office explains why investing in data security is so important.

4 Reasons to Invest In Data Security

Data security should be as much a priority as your business’s physical security – perhaps more so! Consider these four key principles of data security. Read our blog for more information and tips on green office practices. Read More

6 Innovative and Impressive Ways to Save Energy

By Uncategorised

If you are looking for ways to make your life and business more environmentally friendly, you will find that there are plenty of actions you can take, ranging from the drastic to the minor. Green Office offers six simple and innovative ways to reduce your energy costs.Green Office discuss 6-ways-to-save-energy

6 Leading Energy-Saving Tips

Whether as a business owner or as a homeowner, there are many ways to create impressive energy savings. Here are six tips you can use to make your office or home more energy-efficient this year.

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5 New Year Resolutions for a Greener 2022

By Uncategorised

As 2021 rushes towards its end and 2022 peaks at us from just beyond the horizon, why not take the opportunity to make a renewed commitment to greener business practices? Green Office suggests five effectives, but easy-to-implement resolutions to get your business moving on its green journey.

People in a greener office surrounded by plants5 Simple Ways to Go Green In 2022

Make 2022 a greener year with these 5 resolutions. By the end of the year, you should have significantly reduced your business’s carbon footprint and prepared the way for even more eco-friendly operations in the years to come.

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How to Have a Green Holiday Season

By Carbon Footprint, Eco-Friendly, Sustainability

The holiday period is a time for generosity and enjoyment. Unfortunately, excess is often an unavoidable side effect of the festivities. Offices and homes tend to generate a lot of extra waste over Christmas and New Year, as everyone relaxes, more parties are thrown, and more food and drink are consumed. Green Office offers a few tips to help you reduce waste and make your holidays greener.

how to have a green holiday season office partyGreen Holiday Tops for Office and Home

There is nothing wrong with letting loose and celebrating, but it is possible to do so without creating unnecessary waste. Here are some things you can do to go green without interfering with the festivities. Read our blog for more information and tips on green office practices. Read More

5 Thought-provoking Podcasts to Inspire You to Go Green

By Eco-Friendly, Green Office, Print Environment, Reduce Printing, Sustainability

There is plenty of information out there about sustainability and going green. The problem is finding trusted platforms that bring you all the right information in an accessible way. Green Office suggests five of the best podcasts on the topic of going green. Complete with information and recommendations on how to bring your home and work environments in line with eco-friendly values, these podcasts are a great addition to your playlists.Podcast being recorded

5 Top International Sustainability Podcasts

As a business owner and/or homeowner, sustainability and going green should be at the top of your agenda. Make the task a little easier by gathering some great tips and information from these leading podcasts.

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The Impact of Printing on the Environment

By Uncategorised

The reduction of printing and paper usage has been gradually taking place throughout the business world for many years now. While there are many businesses – indeed entire sectors – that have almost come to the point of being completely paperless, printing remains important for other companies and industries. While it may not be feasible to eliminate printing completely, it is becoming essential to manage and reduce it, as the world advances quickly towards the adoption of green business practices. Green Office takes a look at the reasons why printing should be reduced and controlled in order to help create a safer, more sustainable future.

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Which is the best laptop stand for me?

By Green ABLE

If you are experiencing neck and upper back pain while spending many hours in front of your laptop, you may want to look at purchasing a laptop stand (or notebook riser). Apart from ergonomic benefits, some people find that they can type faster when their keyboards are slightly elevated, increasing productivity.

There are literally hundreds of different laptop stands to choose from. Their prices vary considerably, mainly due to differences in size, design complexity, as well as the types of materials used in manufacturing. When making your decision on which to purchase, you need to ask yourself the following question – what is the main factor in determining what I need from my laptop stand, is it ergonomics or convenience? The answer to this question will help determine which type of laptop stand will suit you best.

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4 Eco-friendly Office Must Haves

By Uncategorised

Green Office is always looking for new ways and new gadgets to make offices more eco-friendly. We have hunted for some of the best items to help your office reduce its carbon footprint. These eco-friendly gadgets and items will not only help you go green, but also save you money in the long term.

Meeting in officeEco-friendly Office Items

Keep reading to learn some of the best items to invest in when going green. For more tips on building a sustainable office, visit our blog. Read More

How Digital Transformation for Your Business Lessens the Impact from Recent Events in South Africa

By Digitalisation

How resilient are we as South Africans!  

Green Office realise that digital transformation is critical to business success. Just consider everything that businesses have been faced with within the past 24 months in a South African context.  

First came the Covid-19 pandemic which has thrust all businesses into a hard lockdown that severely impacted our ability to trade, operate, and generate revenue. Then came POPIA, the Protection of Personal Information Act, which has indirectly made managing physical data impossible. Then there was the most recent incident of the civil unrest that predominantly took place in KZN and Gauteng which again left many businesses unable to operate due to staff not being able to go to site. 

At Green Office, we strongly believe that digital transformation will assist in lessening the impact of such events on your business if pursued correctly and that it will give you great returns. 

We have therefore focussed a lot of energy on developing our digital and software solution offering to ensure we are equipped to help our clients and the market implement digital migration tools that will add exponential value.  

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Finance Department Business Process Optimization

By Digitalisation

All businesses are trying to increase revenue and reduce costs in an increasingly competitive environment. This has resulted in staff feeling increased pressure to deliver products and services faster, better and more cost-efficiently without compromising on quality. Any business growth however comes with increased operational costs. It is therefore critical that a business’s truly wanting to see sustainable growth in profitability, market share, and success, place emphasis and a focused eye on their business processes, efficiencies, and their use of technology. This can play a critical role in a business’s success or failure.  Remaining relevant with technology in today’s age will be a company’s competitive advantage.  

Our Business Process assessments have revealed that many work environments are still fraught with redundant processes that are inefficient and that waste time, resources, and money to fulfill. Most staff never challenge the current processes in their line of business, which can cost the company dearly.  This however can be changed by driving a culture of continuous improvement in the workplace, where staff is encouraged to bring innovative and fresh ideas to the table that will result in improved processes and efficiencies. All Businesses should aim to simplify their daily and monotonous tasks by refining, digitising, and automating processes so that their businesses can remain relevant, competitive, and profitable.  

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6 Ways to Save Paper in the Office

By Uncategorised

Nowadays it has become every civilian’s duty to do their part in protecting the environment. So much so that multiple businesses are becoming more environmentally friendly just to stay relevant- we love it. Green Office are committed to helping offices reduce their carbon footprint, which is why we are sharing 6 ways to save paper in your office.Work team working digitally to save paper

How to Reduce Paper Used in Your Office

Here are 6 simple ways to reduce the amount of paper being used in your office. For more tips on going green and to stay updated on all-things environmentally friendly, visit our blog. Read More

5 Ways to Ensure an Eco-friendly Office

By Uncategorised

Offices are a major contributor to waste. Be it paper or energy, the choices of an office all contribute to their carbon footprint. There are so many things that you can do to ensure that you are working in an environmentally friendly office. With the planet deteriorating each year, it is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that they are doing their part- starting with your office. Green Office are sharing a few tips on how to ensure your office is a greener place.

How to Make Your Office More Environmentally Friendly

Green Office is all about doing our bit for more eco-friendly businesses. Here are 5 ways that you can make your office more environmentally friendly. Visit our blog to stay updated on green tips from around the world. Read More

Measure What Matters – Assessing and Adapting to The NEW NORMAL

By Efficient, Innovation, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Solutions, MPS, Reduce Printing

“Business Analysis is a disciplined approach for introducing and managing change to organizations, whether they are for-profit businesses, governments, or non-profits; by identifying and defining the solutions that will maximize the value delivered by an organization to its stakeholders”.
Marta Magnuszewska, Special Investigation Unit Analyst

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The working world as we know it has changed exponentially and everyone is pondering on what the new working world will look like. Uncertainty and fear are occupying the minds of most individuals now, which limits the ability to gain momentum.

To gain momentum, businesses have been forced to restructure and change the way they do things. Some businesses have found more efficient and cost effective ways of operating and functioning daily using a business analysis approach.

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Adopting Sustainability Initiatives – Quick Wins for The Office

By Carbon Footprint, Efficient, Green Office, Reduce Printing, Sustainability, Sustainability Consulting

As 2020 starts to wind down, your business might already be looking at planning and budgeting for the new year. Let’s face it, 2020 has been pretty dreadful for many businesses, and sustainability may as a result take a back seat in the 2021 budget.hand-3298095_1920If you would like your business to operate more sustainably and even save a few costs (who wouldn’t?), take note of the following small changes and initiatives that can be implemented in any office environment on a budget that won’t break the bank.

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Why Supporting Local Businesses Is So Important

By Eco-Friendly, Green Office, Sustainability

There hasn’t been much joy that has come out of this Covid lockdown period, but if anything, it has highlighted the importance of the “small man” within our economy. Everywhere you look, particularly on social media, people are imploring others to ditch the reliance on large chains for goods and services – many of which source their goods from overseas – and instead support all things local. And I’m all for it!

With the world shifting towards a more digital way of life, it’s never been easier to get your hands on locally manufactured products, and getting them delivered to your door is a bonus!

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