Tulsa Law Office Green Committe Meeting
May 12, 2009
1. Discussion: we have not done anything since our last meeting in February. The move took precedence. So, we reviewed our notes from February and re-assigned tasks. We decided to renew our efforts to reduce paper consumption. Neta reported that we have reduced our consumption quite a bit already. The family unit has quit using paper for intake. We decided to do a six month campaign, starting June 1. The community garden has fizzled. Maybe next year. We will publicize the farmer’s market, instead. We decided against using recycled post-it notes—too expensive. We had a lively discussion about colored legal pads. Some people feel that colored paper is essential to their mental health. We decided to research whether colored paper really has any environmental impact.
a. Neta: take inventory of paper on June 1st.
i. Check with OKC about dishwasher.
ii. Find out date of farmer’s market at Centennial Park.
iii. Call SHOW, Inc., about picking up our recyclables. How much do they charge? What can they recycle (batteries, newsprint, cans, bottles)? How often do they come? Do they supply bins?
iv. Set up computers for easy 2-sided printing.
c. All: research whether colored legal pads have an adverse environmental impact.
3. Next meeting: August 11, 3:00.