At Work

Part of the Climate Change exhibition.

A computer printer.

Reducing travel


Working at home one or more days a week if possible reduces emissions if you normally drive or take mass transit to work.

Limiting business trips

Videoconferencing with clients

Reducing the number of conferences attended

Visiting nearby clients in one trip

Trying a flexible work schedule

Escaping rush hour traffic will reduce the amount of time spent on the road.

Conserving energy

Printing less

Controlling the office temperature

Japan's summertime "Cool Biz" campaign urges offices to set the air conditioning at 28°C (82°F)—cutting CO2 emissions by over 1 million metric tons in 2007.

Using the "off" button

Turning off lights, photocopiers, computers, and printers at the end of the day avoids using power unnecessarily.