Spring brings many new arrivals with its appearance, the first sprouts of daffodils, buds on the trees, birds migrating back home, as well as the most obvious and welcome arrival- warm weather. With all the new it makes one feel an overwhelming need to get rid of the old! There’s no time like the beginning of spring to make you realize how much random stuff you’ve been accumulating in your den all winter long. Spring break is the perfect time to open up those closets and cupboards and have a good old fashioned de-clutter day. Here’s some ideas about how to best go about your spring cleaning in the most eco-friendly way!
Here’s an example of some of the free goodies you might be able to find in the Office Supply Share! (Image courtesy of The Office of Sustainability)
With finals only a week away, you may be considering going out and buying some new office supplies to start studying. Pencils and post-its and note cards, oh my, there’s quite a long list when it comes to office supply needs! Unfortunately, many brands of office supplies bought from the store are not sustainably sourced, and some are made to be one-time uses to be used and thrown away. When it comes to sustainability advice however, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of things to look for when shopping for all your office supply needs: