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get staff involved
to include people who work in a particular business in something, or to make them take part in or feel part of it
fraction
a small part or amount of something
the paperless office
a room or part of a building in which people work where information is kept on computers, not on paper
environmentally friendly
designed or operating in a way that does not harm the environment
emission
an amount of something, especially a gas that harms the environment, that is sent out into the air
in practice
If something is true in practice, this is the real situation.
boot up
when a computer boots (up), it becomes ready for use by getting the necessary information into its memory, and when you boot (up) a computer, you cause it to do this
work remotely
employees who work remotely work mainly from home and communicate with the company by email and telephone
waste
materials or substances with no use or value, for example, ones that are produced when other products are being made
resource
a useful or valuable possession or quality of a country, organisation or person
service charge
an amount of money paid to the owner of an apartment or office building for services such as cleaning and repairs
climate change
changes in the world's weather, particularly an increase in temperature, thought to be caused by things such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
seek planning permission
to try to get an official agreement that something new can be built or an existing building can be changed
clean-air legislation
a law or set of laws intended to prevent gases that harm the environment from being sent out into the air
in nature
as the type or main characteristic of something
legal action
the process of using lawyers, courts of law, etc. to solve disagreements, or an occasion when this happens
production process
a method of producing goods
research lab
a room or building with scientific equipment where detailed study of a subject is done
socially responsible
working or operating in ways that are not harmful to society or the environment
anti-pollution law
a rule, usually made by a government, that is opposed to or against damage caused to water, air, etc. by harmful substances or waste
breakdown in the system
the failure of a way of doing things to work as it should
recycle
to collect and treat rubbish in order to produce useful materials which can be used again
rent
the amount of money that you pay to rent something for a period of time
feature
something that makes a product, machine, or system different, and usually better, than others of a similar type
waste power
to use too much electricity or use it badly
resign
to say that you have decided to leave your job