Acre's 10:10 Update

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Acre's 10:10 Update

Efforts to cut carbon can make a business (and its staff) leaner and more efficient, as Bethany Cox from Acre Resources explains.
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Catch up on what the Acre team have been doing to reduce our carbon footprint by 10% in 2010 and meet our @1010 pledge
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 11:00am


At Acre Resources we've been transforming our working habits to lower our carbon impact. Our efforts have significantly reduced our emissions - but we've also seen them generating all kinds of positive side effects for the business.

The whole Acre team got involved in 10:10 from the outset, suggesting small things we could do to make a real difference to our carbon footprint. We installed energy saving bulbs, began switching off appliances at the plug overnight, and even held a competition to encourage staff to use the stairs rather than the lift to reach our fifth floor office - getting us in better shape as well as reducing electricity usage. A strong start, but where next?  Find out in our 10:10 update blog