Telecommuting or running your business from your home is a great way to save time and money, and it’s also good for the environment. After all, you’re not spending the fuel to commute to and from work. However, that’s not all you can do to be environmentally friendly while working at home. Let’s take a look at some home office tips that can help you work a lot greener.
According to the US Department of Labor, about fourteen million people telecommute part time and seven million ran home based businesses in 2004. It’s been a while since then, and the number of people working at home just keeps going up, with a sixty-three percent increase in part time telecommuting between 2004 and 2006. Over half of all US companies asked offer some form of telecommuting at the moment.