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Low carbon lifestyles at Workplaces

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  1. Replace old desktops with laptops
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 17712 kg
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 17712 kg is equivalent to 1771 additional trees
    • Reduce annual electricity bill by Rs 193100
  2. Instal occupancy sensor lights in conference rooms, bathrooms & passageways
    • Change 200 lamps to occupancy sensor based LED lamps
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 2542 kg
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 2542 kg is equivalent to 254 additional trees
    • Reduce annual electricity bill by Rs 27714
  3. Take the stairs
    • Reduce 50 lift moves between the ground and third floor
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 1221 kg
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 1221 kg is equivalent to 122 additional trees
    • Reduce annual electricity bill by Rs 13317

Reduce Waste

  1. Do not use bottled water for corporate events and in the office
    • Reduce the use of 100 crates of 500 ml bottles (excluding emissions for production process and transportation)
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 74 kg
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 74 kg is equivalent to 7 additional trees
  2. Conduct a department wise paper reduction campaign
    • Reduce the use of 1 ream of paper per department and set the printer to double-side printing
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 82.5 kg per department
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 82.5 kg is equivalent to 8 additional trees
  3. Reduce air travel. Take a train or bus
    • Take the train or bus between Delhi and Jaipur
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 1865 - 2430 kg over 20 trips
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 1865 - 2430 kg is equivalent to 186-243 additional trees
  4. Take the train between Delhi and Mumbai
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 7406 kg over 20 trips
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 7406 kg is equivalent to 740 additional trees
  5. Avoid long haul flights and video-conference instead
    • Reduce long haul flights between Delhi and New York
    • Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 26904 kg over 10 trips
    • Annual CO2 emission reduction of 26904 kg is equivalent to 2690 additional trees

Source : Toolkit on Low Carbon Lifestyles

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