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.
More and more companies are pledging to promote a green culture or an eco-friendly environment in their workplaces and reduce their carbon footprint in the years to come. While this is especially common in large companies, it might seem like a nice idea that is out of reach for a smaller business.
There are a number of reasons for your business to pursue green initiatives. Not only will they save you money when it comes to overhead, but they will promote your company as a business that cares about the world it operates in...
Green is in. You can't do business in today's world without being frowned upon for not making an effort to be environmentally friendly. Being eco-conscious is not only chic, but it's ethically, morally, and often financially beneficial.
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.
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?
There are lots of things you can do to make your business more environmentally friendly, including a lot of things you wouldn’t ordinarily consider “green.” This guide will break down the categories of products that can help make your business greener, one small step at a time.
Have you thought about making your business more green, but worried about the cost? We have some solutions for you. There are plenty of affordable steps you can take to be more green—and even save a little money, too.
Environmentally conscious consumers look for products and services that have been certified by credible organizations. Do you know if your products are eligible for any certifications? This guide outlines some of the most well-known certifications and standards in a wide range of industries.
Many businesses pursue certifications for their products that they are environmentally friendly. But did you know that it’s possible to get your entire company certified? Green Seal offers a company certification for businesses that meet rigorous green standards in every aspect of their operations.