1. Present were Dave, Judy M., Kimberly, Sara, Adrienne, Neta, and Scott.
a. ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge: Scott discussed the
b. Kimberly reported on green promo items. She had samples of several items, including a water bottle that is made from recycled plastic, a first aid kit made from recycled plastic, etc. Neta will store the items so that we can find them next year, when it is time to order promo items.
c. Kimberly and Neta have not ordered posters, but they will.
d. Dave suggested that we look into ordering Kleenex tissues made from cotton. Neta says that we use a little over one 36 box case of Kleenex every year. She will get with Dave and look into the cost of ordering Kleenex made from cotton.
e. Dishwasher: someone mentioned that the dishwasher is leaving soap on the clean dishes. There were two theories: either there is a problem with the soap, or the water is not getting hot enough. We decided it is most likely the hot water. The next time we wash dishes, we need to check the water in the middle of the cycle and see if it is hot.
i. Sign us up for
ii. Investigate ways to cut back on paper usage for intake and rush cases
iii. Recruit Hotline person for next meeting
iv. Look for easy ways to print two-sided sheets
i. find out how we can measure base line for paper usage
ii. check on use of paper that is composed of at least 30% recycled paper
iii. Work with Dave on ordering tissues made from cotton
c. Kimberly: order posters
4. Next meeting: Tuesday, January 13th, 3:00