Environmental Friendly Products for the Workplace


| Reading time 1 minute

Last week we moved into our new office. As a company that strives to be environmentally sensitive in everything we do we tried to pick products for our new office from companies that align with that goal.

Staple-less stapler

The big stuff:

Herman Miller was an easy choice, a pioneer in the eco-community, we got their Caper chairs - they are Cradle to Cradle certified and made in the USA. We use Macs and Apple has as made a commitment to greener products. We are ordering a GoECOlife Shredder, that won’t suck “vampire” electricity when its not in use.

And the little:

It was really fun for a paper store geek like me to stock the  to new office with eco stationary products, especially since there are so many on the market today. There are really easy finds like recycled paper notebooks, post-its with plant adhesive and recycled metal paper clips. New and exciting for me, were new eco lines from Paper Mate and BIC with compost-able and recycled plastic pens.

But my hands down favorite, by far though, was very inexpensive and really fun - a stapless stapler by Made by Humans! It “cuts out a tiny strip of paper and uses it to “stitch” up to four pages together”.. Shred it - no problem, and now we don’t have to buy staples!

You are probably thinking it took some time (and who has that?) to track down these products. Nope - Amazon and Costco; easy. Because every little bit helps…

Also in Company

Current Hiring

By Jason Riley | Sep 15, 2010

In general we are looking for passionate, hard working believers. If you are intelligent and have these qualities, your are in a minority (sad to say), and you should consider working with likeminded people - like Genability....

Genability on Social Media

By Jason Riley | Sep 15, 2010

Here’s a round-up of the sites we can be followed, friend’d, tweet’d, ping’d and generally connected to on…

Genability Begins its Journey

By Jason Riley | Sep 14, 2010

It feels good to be writing the first blog post about Genability. So lets get down to brass tacks and give a bit of background.

Earth Day Resolutions

By Eric Danziger | Apr 22, 2011

Earth day is held in April every year. Here’s what we’ve done over the last few.