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6 days to Earth Day! Green tip #5: Telecommute Fridays

April 16, 2010

The average U.S. white-collar workforce burns more than 583 million gallons of gasoline commuting to work each week. If, on average, one employee worked from home one day a week, 1,680 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions would be saved each year, according to Telework Exchange.

Many more companies are exploring and implementing telecommuting programs. Companies that promote telecommuting also have happier and more dedicated employees who appreciate the flexibility and trust they get from their jobs, which results in higher productivity!


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