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10 Office Recycling Ideas
What are the benefits of a standing desk?
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10 Office Recycling Ideas

Be a Go-Green Hero with these tips

Boost Your Workspace

Are you looking for fresh ideas on how to make your desk space more productive and appealing? Well, look no further… how about making it sensory-friendly? Most of us wouldn’t put this at the top of our list of must-haves and have ignored our senses when setting up our workstations or workspace. There are eight senses to pay attention to that can improve your workspace, increase your love of it and improve your productivity while working.

How To Adapt Your Business for Hybrid Working

The recent pandemic has increased employee demand for flexible working practices, although hybrid working isn't feasible for all businesses, many management teams who can support the scheme remain sceptical about the arrangements of the hybrid option.

What are the benefits of a standing desk?

A standing desk not only allows you to stand while you're working, but you also have the option to sit down on a high stool or lower the desktop and use a chair. There are two main reasons for looking at a sit-stand desk solution. Uncover them in this blog...

Twin Town Challenge 2022

Aston & James are delighted to be taking part in Twin Town Challenge 2020+2, raising funds for the fantastic charity SpecialEffect, which helps to transform the lives of physically disabled people right across the world through the innovative use of technology.

4 Day Working Week Pilot Scheme

It's likely you worked from home, the workplace and maybe even a coffee shop over the past year or so. With Covid restrictions now lifted, there will be many who are skipping back to the office looking forward to the social side of working life and there will be others who will miss the easier pace of life working from home.

Ergonomic Chair vs Normal Chair

Workstations are analysed to eradicate discomfort and risk of injury due to work. This goes way beyond just assessing your back and includes your neck, wrist, buttocks and legs too.

The New Plastic Packaging Tax Explained

HMRC have introduced a new tax on plastic packaging that contains less than 30% recycled content

Furniture Recycling Service

Taking time to be more conscious of our environment is more prominent than ever nowadays. As you know, Aston & James are committed to sustainability. We offer an award-winning ink and toner collection service, and paper collections for recycling. One new way we are reducing waste is through our furniture recycling service.

How to Recognise Eco-Friendly Products

How do you know if products are eco-friendly? Going green is a way of life nowadays that can have a huge impact on the world we live in. Whether you run your own company and want to reduce your business's footprint or you are just trying to reduce your own impact while in your place of work, choosing eco-friendly office supplies can make a real difference.

10 Top Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses

Topics such as climate change, Brexit, the global pandemic and even war now offer real challenges to businesses and heighten the need for us to reconsider our buying choices. One choice you can make that will provide measurable value is buying from a local company. See more of the real reasons why supporting your local businesses is so important.

What is the difference between FSC and PEFC?

What does it mean if a product is PEFC or FSC certified? These two key certification schemes are most widely used when explaining sustainable office paper. Find out the difference.

Envelope Size Guide

Confused about envelope sizes? Well, keep reading to understand your C’s from your D’s… Check out our Envelope Size Guide in order of popularity to help you out with which envelopes are used for correspondence, sensitive documents, and more.

First Aid in the Workplace

The quantities and sizes of first aid kits to be used in a workplace environment should be determined by the number of people on site and the category of hazard they are exposed to. The following table provides guidance to help employers ensure they have suitable first aid provision, depending on the number of employees and members of the public exposed to those risks in the workplace.

10 Reasons to Stick Local

Check out our top 10 great reasons to stick local when considering your next purchase.

Content Hub

We hope you enjoy reading through our articles. If there's something specific you would like us to write about, please do get in touch and let us know!

29 posts found
10 Office Recycling Ideas
What are the benefits of a standing desk?
Total 29 posts

Latest Posts

10 Office Recycling Ideas

Be a Go-Green Hero with these tips

Boost Your Workspace

Are you looking for fresh ideas on how to make your desk space more productive and appealing? Well, look no further… how about making it sensory-friendly? Most of us wouldn’t put this at the top of our list of must-haves and have ignored our senses when setting up our workstations or workspace. There are eight senses to pay attention to that can improve your workspace, increase your love of it and improve your productivity while working.

How To Adapt Your Business for Hybrid Working

The recent pandemic has increased employee demand for flexible working practices, although hybrid working isn't feasible for all businesses, many management teams who can support the scheme remain sceptical about the arrangements of the hybrid option.

What are the benefits of a standing desk?

A standing desk not only allows you to stand while you're working, but you also have the option to sit down on a high stool or lower the desktop and use a chair. There are two main reasons for looking at a sit-stand desk solution. Uncover them in this blog...

Twin Town Challenge 2022

Aston & James are delighted to be taking part in Twin Town Challenge 2020+2, raising funds for the fantastic charity SpecialEffect, which helps to transform the lives of physically disabled people right across the world through the innovative use of technology.

4 Day Working Week Pilot Scheme

It's likely you worked from home, the workplace and maybe even a coffee shop over the past year or so. With Covid restrictions now lifted, there will be many who are skipping back to the office looking forward to the social side of working life and there will be others who will miss the easier pace of life working from home.

Ergonomic Chair vs Normal Chair

Workstations are analysed to eradicate discomfort and risk of injury due to work. This goes way beyond just assessing your back and includes your neck, wrist, buttocks and legs too.

The New Plastic Packaging Tax Explained

HMRC have introduced a new tax on plastic packaging that contains less than 30% recycled content

Furniture Recycling Service

Taking time to be more conscious of our environment is more prominent than ever nowadays. As you know, Aston & James are committed to sustainability. We offer an award-winning ink and toner collection service, and paper collections for recycling. One new way we are reducing waste is through our furniture recycling service.

How to Recognise Eco-Friendly Products

How do you know if products are eco-friendly? Going green is a way of life nowadays that can have a huge impact on the world we live in. Whether you run your own company and want to reduce your business's footprint or you are just trying to reduce your own impact while in your place of work, choosing eco-friendly office supplies can make a real difference.

10 Top Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses

Topics such as climate change, Brexit, the global pandemic and even war now offer real challenges to businesses and heighten the need for us to reconsider our buying choices. One choice you can make that will provide measurable value is buying from a local company. See more of the real reasons why supporting your local businesses is so important.

What is the difference between FSC and PEFC?

What does it mean if a product is PEFC or FSC certified? These two key certification schemes are most widely used when explaining sustainable office paper. Find out the difference.

Envelope Size Guide

Confused about envelope sizes? Well, keep reading to understand your C’s from your D’s… Check out our Envelope Size Guide in order of popularity to help you out with which envelopes are used for correspondence, sensitive documents, and more.

First Aid in the Workplace

The quantities and sizes of first aid kits to be used in a workplace environment should be determined by the number of people on site and the category of hazard they are exposed to. The following table provides guidance to help employers ensure they have suitable first aid provision, depending on the number of employees and members of the public exposed to those risks in the workplace.

10 Reasons to Stick Local

Check out our top 10 great reasons to stick local when considering your next purchase.

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