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How Green is Your Office? Do the Free Eco Checklist!

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Having helped hundreds of offices all over North America reduce their eco impacts, we have seen the best practices of eco responsibility. In order to help you assesse quickly where your office ranks, we have developed a quick eco checklist that allows any office to determine how eco responsible they are.   The Eco checklist is a free tool that takes less than 5 minutes to complete! The checklist contains 26 simple multiple choice questions. Once you complete the eco checklist, you will see the score for your company ranging from 0-100 total points. The most eco-progressive companies receive a...

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4 Myths About Environmental Products Debunked!

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By Jeff Golfman Ok, we admit it. We’re biased, The Raw Office is unabashedly in favor of everything from furniture and kitchen supplies to ink, toner, paper and pens that are both eco-friendly and wallet friendly too. Yes, the two can and do co-exist, despite what you might hear. Yet, the cacophony of green living myths out there continues to proliferate unfortunately. Well, we’ve had it! Time to dispel these unsubstantiated myths once and for all: Myth 1: You’ll feel great, but grow poor I think we’ve all seen it – the well intentioned eco consumer roaming the natural food...

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5 Best Ethical Procurement Strategies

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I have been an Eco-Entrepreneur for the past 26 years trying to make the world a better place. What I have learned is that how we buy stuff, and how we make decisions are major factors and key drivers that determine our impact on the business, society, and the planet either positive or negative. Every business buys stuff. It is essential to the operation. The process upon which businesses make buying decisions however are not equal and most business are actually achieving the opposite and unintended results versus their stated Corporate Social Reasonability (CSR) mission and values. Unintended Outcomes: Large...

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5 Healthy and Quick Snacks for Work

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5 Healthy and Quick Snacks for Work

Collaboration Post by Nuts.com & Rawoffice.com With all of the changes happening in today’s healthcare industry, several companies are taking steps to promote health and wellness among their employees. Even with all of these new healthy-living initiatives and the promotion of a better work-life balance, you might still be curious about what you can do between 9 and 5 to better yourself. One of the first things you can do is make sure you’re stocked up on healthy work snacks. What you’re eating is a crucial part of any healthy lifestyle. Planning meals throughout the week and always being prepared with...

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Why The Raw Office decided to #BtheChange

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Why The Raw Office decided to #BtheChange

When The Raw Office officially launched in February of 2016, we were already familiar with the shared value associated with becoming a Certified B Corp.  Our founder, Jeff Golfman, has been an eco entrepreneur for the past 25 years – his previous venture was a Certified B Corp for several years. Becoming a B Corp was strategically part of the plan for success, as the missions and values showcased by member companies directly coincide with our own. Being a sustainably minded startup, we sought to operate along a company-wide triple-bottom-line: people, planet, and profit. B Corps can be defined as...

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