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WSJ on Going Green at Work: I Say Just Take an Office Space at Thinkspace in Redmond…

December 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Parnassus Group, Uncategorized

Wall Street Journal reporter Elizabeth Garone says that if you want to help your office go green, here are a few practical steps:

When using paper, print on both sides. Sharing a document? Use a USB drive or email a copy rather than printing. Instead of bottled water, install a water filter on the office kitchen sink. Turn off as many machines as possible each night when you go home — and if you have your own office, don’t forget to turn off the lights.


At TRIRIGA, an enterprise software company in Las Vegas, visitors looking for Styrofoam or paper cups find none, says President and CEO George Ahn. Instead, they can take their pick from a funky assortment of mugs and china cups.

Thinkspace, in Redmond (where we have our offices) leverages these tactics and many more. They offer LEED Certified Green executive suites where green building materials are used in the structure itself, and all offices are painted with low or no-VOC type paints.

Peter Chee, CEO of Thinkspace has written extensively on what it takes to make an office truly green on his blog.

Garone says: “Everyone loves the idea of going green. But it can be difficult to figure out where to start when it comes to the workplace.” I say it’s easy if you’re in a Thinkspace office…

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  • 1 Peter // Dec 23, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    Hi Steve, thanks for mentioning us. I will definitely have to check out and see what they are all about.

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