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YU Green Office Program

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For your office or department to meet Level 1 of the YU Green Office Program the following steps need to be met:

Energy

  • IT was invited and provided power management settings for all office computers.
  • All lights are turned off when not in use during the day as well as at the end of the day.
  • "Turn the lights off” stickers are posted where applicable.
  • Sleep mode has been enabled on copiers and printers after 30 minutes or more of inactivity.  

Waste Management

  • The office has recycling bin at all copy machines.
  • IT was invited to provide printing waste management settings: Double siding as a default on all office computers, black & white is set as a default on all office computers.
  • One sided printed paper that is no longer needed is reused for scrap paper.

Education

Purchasing

  • All office employees are aware of the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Policy and all refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioners, and printers purchased from here on, are Energy Star Certified.