• Office of Energy & Sustainability


  • YU Green Office Program

     Green Office Logo L1 

    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.
  • Already meeting the Level 1 steps and ready to make your office or department an official Level 1 Green Office?

    Have your office fill out this form (PDF) and return it to the Office of Energy & Sustainability.

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