Home- Distinctly Colgate- Sustainability- For Faculty and Staff- Green Office Program Green Office Program Thank you for joining other faculty members and employees who are introducing green practices into their work area. The Program Can: Generate excitement and raise awareness around issues of sustainability in your work environment Provide motivated community members the resources and tools to implement sustainability practices Implement real solutions to everyday environmental challenges Illustrate that combining many small personal actions can lead to big outcomes Reduce Colgate's and your individual ecological footprint Save money and natural resources through conservation and efficiency How to Get Started: Download the Green Office Worksheet: a step-by-step guide to certification View our orientation presentation (5-7 min) Designate a motivated Eco-Rep to help lead the effort in your work area Register your work area into the Green Office Program Wait for an e-mail invite from the sustainability office and begin working through the online green practices checklist Receive an official green rating and become a certified green office Best Practices Examples Grants Office reduces paper use Residential Life purchases coffee mugs that state "It's easy being green" in order to eliminate the use of disposable cups in their office Grants Office purchases reusable "Eko-brew" container to eliminate plastic cup waste from Keurig coffee machine Distinctly Colgate Intellectual Engagement Global Perspective Success After Colgate Athletics Entrepreneurship Sustainability Climate Action Planning For Students For Faculty and Staff Green Office Program For Alumni Community Garden Sustainability Council Latest News and Story Lines Sustainable Highlights Map 13 Days of Green RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.