Green Work Spaces — at Home and in the Office

October 5, 2020

Caitlin Griffith, Sustainability Coordinator


A home office seen through an open pair of french doors. The room contains several plants and is filled with light from many windows.

Photo by Jessica Brigham

Sustainability is a part of so many things that we do at UTD, and having a green office is a great way for employees to contribute to environmental stewardship, whether working on campus or remote! A green workspace can be mood enhancing, environmentally beneficial, and best of all, easy to create. Interested in becoming a Certified Green Office? Visit the Office of Sustainability website to get started! Working from home? Stay tuned to Office of Sustainability updates for an opportunity to become a Green Office from home!

There are many reasons why we all might consider going green at while at work, whether we are working remotely or on-campus:


Vines with heart-shaped leaves tumble out of a pair of blue pots.

Photo by UNH

But… Where to start? Beginning can be the hardest part. Below we have provided 10 tips for how to “green” your workspace.


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