How to green your workplace — without the guilt

By Angela Plant, CBC News Ottawa, July 13, 2019

Want your workplace to be more green? Be supportive, not scolding.

Nagging your coworkers to drink from a reusable cup or eat with recyclable utensils will only create subtle resentment, according to Angela Plant, program co-ordinator with Carbon 613, a network of Ottawa organizations trying to reduce their carbon footprint.

"Then they go right back to thinking about all the other things they were thinking about before you interrupted their thoughts about the plastic fork," Plant told CBC Radio's All In A Day, ahead of a talk she delivered on the subject earlier this week.

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