Sustainability at Work and On the Go

Sustainability at Work and On the Go

Having a concrete pad under a hot tub is important for several reasons:

1. Level surface: A concrete pad provides a stable and level surface for the hot tub to sit on. This helps ensure that the hot tub is properly supported and reduces the risk of it tipping over or becoming unbalanced.

2. Weight distribution: Hot tubs are heavy, especially when filled with water and occupants. A concrete pad helps distribute the weight of the hot tub evenly, preventing it from sinking into the ground or causing damage to the surrounding area.

3. Protection: A concrete pad creates a barrier between the hot tub and the ground, protecting the bottom of the hot tub from debris, moisture, and uneven surfaces that could cause damage over time.

4. Durability: Concrete is a durable material that can withstand the weight and pressure of a hot tub, as well as exposure to water and weather conditions. A concrete pad will provide a long-lasting foundation for your hot tub. Overall, having a concrete pad under your hot tub is essential for ensuring its stability, longevity, and safety.

Durability: Concrete is a strong and durable material that can support the weight of the hot tub and withstand the constant exposure to water and heat.

 Stability: A concrete base provides a stable and level foundation for the hot tub, reducing the risk of it shifting or sinking over time.

Protection: Concrete can help protect the ground beneath the hot tub from damage caused by moisture and heat, preventing potential issues like erosion or sinking.

4Insulation: Concrete can provide some insulation from the ground, helping to maintain the water temperature in the hot tub more efficiently.

Maintenance: A concrete base is typically easier to clean and maintain compared to other materials, reducing the risk of mold or mildew buildup. Overall, having a concrete base under a hot tub can enhance its longevity, stability, and overall performance.

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Eco-friendly goods

Sustainability doesn’t have to just happen at home! With endless eco-friendly options for work and on-the-go products, it’s now easier than ever to be environmentally conscious anytime, anywhere. Here are some tips and products to get you started.

Work Sustainably Anywhere

1. Conserve energy in the office by turning off lights, devices, and machines when not in use instead of using standby/sleep mode.

2. Promote a paperless office by switching to cloud-based systems. If you need to print, save paper by using double-sided printing.

RocketBook Executive Flip Notebook

The Rocketbook Executive Flip Notebook is your new magic weapon against paper waste! Using the provided pen, fill the page, use the Rocketbook app to save your big ideas to your favorite cloud service for proper organization. Then, erase and reuse your Flip for your next adventure.

3. Use eco-friendly alternatives, such as recycled paper and biodegradable pens.

Biotic biodegradable PensThese pens by Prodir are biodegradable, reducing plastic waste in the office!

4. Eliminate or reduce the use of products that can’t be recycled, such as styrofoam cups, coffee cups, greasy pizza boxes, etc.

On the Go Sustainability with Eco Friendly Promotional Products

5. Travel sustainably and walk, cycle, and take public transit when possible. By taking public transit instead of driving, not only can you save nearly $10,000 annually, but you will also reduce traffic congestion, and reduce greenhouse emissions by half.

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6. Instead of plastic bags, use reusable tote bags for groceries and other shopping. We have endless offerings in eco-friendly material.

7. Save money and skip out on takeout waste by packing lunch with reusable containers. There are many brands that offer these stylish containers that make lunch packing a snap!

Reusable lunch setsPictured: Osaka Bento Lunch Box | Ceramic W&P Porter Bowl

8. Use reusable bottles. Nearly 1 million plastic bottles are bought every minute, which accumulates a lot of waste! With endless options from retail brands such as Yeti, S’well, Contigo, Thermos, Corkcicle, Miir and CamelBak, this should be an easy swap.

Reuable water bottles by Camelbak and Miir

Pictured: CamelBak Pivot | Miir Vacuum Insulated Wide Mouth Bottle

9. Instead of using plastic utensils, carry reusable sets made from materials such as metal and bamboo.

PLA reusable bamboo utensil set

This set from PLA is made from a bio plastic derived from plant starches. 

 

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You can find all the products listed above, and more, in our Boss Promotions Earth Day catalogue!

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