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60 Non-tech, Non-electric, Non-powered Things Every Workplace Should Have on Hand

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We’ve gotten to the point where we feel we couldn’t function well without our technology, but what about those non-tech, non-powered things that we depend on or enjoy?  Some time ago I asked people on Facebook to give me suggestions for such items. Between their thoughts and mine, here are 60 that are worth having at work.  What would you add to the list?

  1. Artwork
  2. Bandages
  3. Batteries
  4. Bible
  5. Books/manuals
  6. Can opener
  7. Cash/coins
  8. Chocolates
  9. Cleaning products
  10. Desk organizers
  11. Dog
  12. Duct Tape
  13. Envelopes (various sizes)
  14. Erasers
  15. Dry erase markers/eraser
  16. Flashlight
  17. File folders
  18. First Aid kit
  19. Food
  20. Fresh cut flowers
  21. Garbage can
  22. Hand sanitizer
  23. Highlighters
  24. Hole Punch
  25. Index cards
  26. Keys
  27. Kitchen utensils (various)
  28. Landline phone
  29. Labels or labeler
  30. Letter opener
  31. Nap Room
  32. Notepads
  33. Oxygen
  34. Paid maternity leave
  35. Paper
  36. Paperclips
  37. Paper cutter
  38. Paper plates/cups
  39. Paper towels/napkins
  40. Pens
  41. Pencils
  42. Pencil sharpener
  43. People
  44. Plants
  45. Ruler/yardstick
  46. Scissors
  47. Stamps
  48. Stapler
  49. Staple Remover
  50. Sticky notes
  51. Sticky hooks/strips
  52. Tissues
  53. Toilet paper
  54. Truthfulness
  55. Typewriter
  56. Utility knife
  57. Water
  58. Whiskey, Scotch or Gin
  59. Whiteboard/dry erase board
  60. Wrapping paper/gift bags

How many of these items can you find at your workplace? Maybe you could do a scavenger hunt with your colleagues and have some fun!