Home Office: Greener Spaces

  • 5 topics | 27m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is intended for all employees who work in a home office. It helps to raise employee awareness about the production of waste and pollution that occurs as a result of everyday actions, as well as offering simple yet effective tips and strategies that will help to reduce the volume and amount of waste and pollution generated by them and their home office as a whole. In this course you will learn how to set up an eco-friendly home office, reduce energy use, and minimize waste production. And even though you are working at home, you will also learn a bit about reducing pollution when you do need to use your car. This course was developed with subject matter expert support by DEKRA – Global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognize ways to contribute to sustainability in the home office
  • recognize ways to set up a sustainable home office
  • recognize actions to reduce home office paper waste
  • recognize actions to reduce nonpaper waste
  • recognize actions to minimize energy usage in the home office
  • recognize ways to reduce energy use


  • Contributing to Sustainability in the Home Office
  • Knowledge Check: A Sustainable Home Office
  • Reducing Waste in the Home Office
  • Minimizing Energy Usage
  • Knowledge Check: Reducing Waste and Energy Use