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Raw Office is Now Carbon Positive!

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Raw Office is Now Carbon Positive!   At Raw Office, we are committed to using business as a force for good. We believe that taking a leadership and ownership position to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is necessary and important. As such, we are excited to share that we have embarked on an industry first initiative to ensure that the products we sell contribute more benefit to the environment than they cause harm. We have looked at the emissions from the 82,000+ products that we offer, to do a life cycle assessment of the greenhouse gas carbon emissions throughout our value...

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8 Ways that your company can triple bottom line

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8 Ways that your company can triple bottom line

Most businesses have one goal. To maximize profits. In fact, legally speaking the board of directors, the officers and management have a legal fiduciary duty to make decisions that maximize the profit bottom line.     This singularity of purpose often comes at the expense of the people involved and to mother nature as well. Often short-term decisions are rewarded and long term are penalized. Research has shown that we do not have to sacrifice and choose between short term gains, profits and the people involved. There are numerous examples of socially and ecologically responsible businesses that have been able to...

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3 Ways that your office supplies can change the world

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Researchers say that the average human has thousands of thoughts each and every day. It is likely that supplies for your workplace are not one of those thoughts. For most people the procurement, logistics and delivery of the business supplies are invisible and beyond the day-to-day thoughts. At The Raw Office, we eat, breathe, sleep, and exist for your company’s supplies. Truly we do. And below are the top 3 reasons why: Mission Critical: Although the business supplies may not be the most exciting thing and are likely out of sight out of mind for most people, try going one...

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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 assess 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 score...

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4 Myths Dispelled About Environmental Products

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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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