This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.
With the breadth of innovations in green technology, it seems that we should all have solar-powered laptops by now. Unfortunately, that’s yet to be the case. In the meantime, there are a number of easy, more affordable ways you can reduce your carbon footprint in the office.
Eco-friendly products have been a hot trend for manufacturers and consumers for some time now. This year, tech companies are doing their part by committing more time and attention to better sustainability, whether that’s developing greener products or forging social good partnerships. You can contribute to the cause by greening your office with sustainable gadgets and goods.
We’ve rounded up 10 eco-friendly products that are perfect for your office desk or commute. What sustainable product are you using during the workday? Let us know in the comments.
1. Laptop Bag
Greensmart makes laptop sleeves, messenger bags and bookbags that are made of recycled plastic bottles. Cost: $24.99 to $59.99
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