How MFA's office strives to be green
Click here to view the steps the MFA office has taken to lower its impact on the environment - simple steps that any office can take!
- Article 141 : MFA's 105th Annual Meeting & Hall of Fame Ceremony
- Article 189 : 2009-2010 Legislative Wrap-Up -Archive
- Article 256 : News Scan Update - week of: February 6, 2012
- Article 260 : News Scan Update - week of: January 23, 2012
- Article 348 : The Griffin Report of Food Marketing
- Article 436 : MFA Newscan January 21, 2013
- Article 438 : MFA Newscan January 14, 2013
- Article 441 : MFA Newscan January 28, 2013
- Article 446 : MFA Newscan Update Feb 4, 2013
- Article 464 : MFA Newscan February 11, 2013
- Article 478 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE MARCH 11, 2013
- Article 498 : May 6, 2013 Newscan Update
- Article 506 : NEWSCAN UPDATE 5/27/13
- Article 508 : NEWSCAN UPDATE MAY 17, 2013
- Article 511 : MFA NEWS SCAN UPDATE 6/3/13
- Article 518 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE JUNE 10, 2013
- Article 530 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE JUNE 17, 2013
- Article 550 : MASSACHUSETTS FOOD ASSOCIATION NEWS SCAN UPDATE July 1, 2013
- Article 551 : MFA NEWSCAN JUNE 24, 2013
- Article 554 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE JULY 8, 2013
- Article 561 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE July 29, 2013
- Article 562 : MFA NEWSCAN UPDATE July 22, 2013
- Article 579 : Market Survey of Supermarket Retailers in New England
- Article 581 : MFA NEWSCAN AUGUST 12, 2013
- Article 589 : MFA NEWSCAN SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
MFA’S OFFICE GOES GREEN
1. Turning off lights in rooms that are not in use is standard practice.
2. Office Equipment such as computer monitors and the copy machine have energy efficient automatic “sleep” mode to save energy when not in use.
3. Double sided printing is a standard practice.
4. MFA requests to be removed from fax lists and mailing lists when information is not applicable.
5. MFA culls mailing lists to avoid duplication.
6. MFA maintains separate recycle bins for returnable bottles and recyclable containers.
7. MFA staff utilizes glass mugs and glasses each day instead of paper products.
8. MFA has bottled water dispenser to avoid use of individual bottles of water.
9. MFA purchases recycled printer cartridges for the printers in the office and returns them to the supplying vendor for reuse.
10. Phone messages and draft documents are printed on blank side of used paper to reduce waste.
11. All acceptable material is deposited into the single stream recyclying containers to be collected by building maintence personnel each evening.
12. Documents are emailed as frequently as possible to avoid using additional resources of printing and snail mail.
13. Recycled paper products and those that are approved by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative are purchased from MFA’s supplier and printer whenever possible.
14. MFA staff carpools to off-site meetings whenever possible.
15. MFA offers incentive program to promote staff’s use of public transportation for commuting.
16. MFA closely monitors the number of promotional materials and office supplies needed to avoid waste and over-ordering.