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Superhabits at Work

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Tips and tricks for reducing single-use items in the workplace.

Avoiding single-use items at work and school can be a breeze if you unlock the superpowers below.


 

 

At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass1825E20714DF459E9526AD6D668A26BC"><p>Use a reusable mug for your daily coffee. <br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-cup.png, Mug https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-cup.png#877ebb
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass300F3D34AFDC46FC89178EC12457FD0F"><p>When hitting the food court or cafeteria, <h3 class="bangers">ask for as few containers as possible, and decline cutlery.</h3> Bring a reusable bag to carry your food if needed.<br></p></div>#e5cf62
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass977571648DE84365B3641FC27DA6A21C"><p>If possible, <h3 class="bangers">keep a travel mug, water bottle, set of utensils, and reusable straw</h3> at work.<br></p></div>#b9d56a
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass94B399ED5C8A49EEBFD857E00423F1AD"><p>Pack your lunch and snacks in reusable containers and pouches instead of single-use bags or plastic wrap.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-container.png, Reusable Container https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-container.png#3eb76b
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClassD2892D83550A410BA03CBBA05D210311"><p>Pack your lunch bag the evening before and include a reusable mug, utensils, and a straw if needed.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-pack-2.png, Pack in Advance https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-pack-2.png#f395a7
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass2B63DD6563554536A073808F97324CCB"><p>Make a habit of cleaning your cutlery, mug, and straw with your dinner dishes each evening, so that they are ready to go when you need them.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-wash.png, Wash Resuables https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-wash.png#877ebb
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass6215453AEA704FEEA7C059DA4571A4F2"><p>Leave a reminder to bring your reusables somewhere that you know you will see it – e.g. a sticky note on your fridge, with your keys, or by the door. Or set a reminder in your phone.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-reminder-2.png, Reminder https://metrovancouver.org/superhabits/PublishingImages/burst-reminder-2.png#e5cf62
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClass974103CE3DBD4967B156666EAA85F729"><p><h3 class="bangers">Every superhero has a sidekick.</h3> Ask your co-workers for their support reducing single-use items, and make it a team effort.<br></p></div>#b9d56a
At WorkAt Work<div class="ExternalClassB72656FCBE49488E8DB052CBB5D06311"><h3 class="bangers">Forgot your travel mug?</h3><p>Try a <a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/cup-and-container-share-programs-in-metro-vancouver.pdf" target="_blank" title="cup share service">cup share service</a>!<br></p></div>#3eb76b

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