For a small business, budget and resources are often limited, and organizational costs can take a huge portion of capital. Many costs will be incurred during the initial stage of the business and the return on investment could take several months to almost a year, so it is best to learn a few tricks to save money by minimizing expenses.
CARBON CONTROL™ takes a smart approach to the visibility issue by introducing a brand standard into the market. Like a USDA "ORGANIC" or "Fairtrade" certification, CARBON CONTROL™ distinguishes companies working to reduce carbon emissions by 3% each year.
As Americans strive to be more environmentally conscious, it only makes sense that small business owners should find ways to make their companies a little more "green" when they can.
As businesses around the globe try to keep up with environmental standards and trends, pressures to “go green” remain ever present. But is every...
When it comes to being green, buying and using recycled paper is near the top of people’s minds. It’s an obvious option, since we can both recycle our own paper usage and then in turn use recycled paper. We see it in action. But what are your options when it comes to using recycled paper?
Greening your business is a smart move but it also can be an expensive one. Here are six ways businesses at every size can minimize their environmental impact while boosting the bottom line.
Effective data and document management is a crucial aspect of running a business. Nowadays, many companies handle large volumes of confidential and/or sensitive information, in addition to a long trail of routine paperwork.
Today is Earth Day 2013, and it’s a time for business owners to think about their green initiatives and the things they can do to be more green. Office Depot surveyed 1,000 small and medium-sized business about their environmental consciousness, and they had some really interesting results. I want to share some of the highlights—maybe they’ll help your thinking about these questions.
Is your small business struggling in a sea of paperwork? From stuffed filing cabinets to overflowing trays on your desk, paperwork can slow your business down and take up your valuable time. If you want to run your business more effectively and eliminate a source of stress in the workplace, reducing the amount the amount of paper in your office is the way to go.
As tax time approaches, we’ll find ourselves gathering paperwork and typing in the numbers. Once sent, it’s likely we’ll stash them away amongst stacks...