Your Green Business Virtual Tour with IKEA Ottawa

Nov, 12 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Welcome to the Your Green Business Virtual Tours where we’ll be talking to innovators and leaders in the Green Business sector.

Curious about how Your Green Business Hub members are making their operations and spaces more sustainable? On November 12th, we will be given a virtual tour of IKEA Ottawa and all of their sustainable practices and operations.

IKEA’s sustainability features will include:

  • Recovery Department
  • Solar panels
  • Logistics dock – Battery operated machinery, compactors & tools to reduce packaging & waste
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Low waste restaurant

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Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

Learn more here!

Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

Learn more here!

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