Friday 20 April 2018

How do I encourage a quiet staff member to speak up and take credit for their work?

Stapler
Stapler
Pen
Notepad
Cleaner

Claire O’Mahony

Attachment issues

You probably don't think too much about  staples but they are still a cost to the environment. Muji's staple-free stapler works by punching a hole through the sheets of paper and attaches them by putting the pierced pieces over and through a hole. It will fasten up to five sheets.

€6.72; muji.eu

Write idea

Many pens are made from plastics that do not biodegrade and in the US alone, it's estimated that 1.6 billion disposable pens are thrown away each year. This gel pen has a bamboo body (bamboo has a low environmental impact) and is compatible with Parker refills.

€7; littlegreenshop.ie

Green paper

Family business Klee Paper specialises in recycled office and gift stationery and introduced recycled paper to the Irish market in 1988. This 60-sheet A5 notepad with a brown cover is made from 100pc recycled paper and is available with your own cover.

€2.20; ecoland.com

Screen saver

Keeping your phone and your computer screen clean does not necessarily have to involve using chemicals. Pure Organic's screen cleaner kit contains only biodegradable and hypo-allergenic ingredients with no alcohol or artificial chemicals. It has naturally occurring anti-static and antibacterial qualities and the 60ml bottle comes with a micro-fibre cloth.

€7.84; amazon.co.uk

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