Even More Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Office

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As a way to combat or prolong the issue, many organizations have opted to go green by creating more eco-friendly working environments. Not only does reducing their carbon footprint helps the environment, but it also helps business. To reduce your carbon footprint and cut the cost of copy paper, copier maintenance, and ink, try going paperless. Buy Plants for the Office – What better way to help the environment than to purify the air?

Online Side Gigs: Earn Well and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Versus A Traditional Side Job

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The following are online side gigs that have the potential to earn big as well as help save the environment through reduction of waste. online retailers and auction site sellers do not ship purchases overseas, charge too much for international shipping, or do not accept international credit cards.”. When pitching ecofriendly companies letting them know that you do virtual meetings and pitches to help reduce your footprint on the environment could be the detail that closes the deal.


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How Small Businesses can ease their Carbon Footprint (and Exceed in their Industry)

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The idea of “going green” has now become very commonplace in the vernacular of your average individual but one area of our modern society which seems to be lacking is that of the small business environment. This is far more valuable in terms of gaining customers because when a site has good SEO, it keeps it high in search rankings and that is more bang for your buck than purchasing a page in a magazine that may never be seen.

Guest Post: Simple Green Office Practices

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that will help in the preservation of the environment. Rather than driving to work every day, risking the emission of harmful toxins into the environment, try arranging a carpool with co-workers. Not only will you reduce your carbon footprint, but you can also save a bundle on gas money as well. You don’t have to necessarily ride your bike every day, but once or twice a week can substantially reduce the amount of carbon released into the air.

Little Green Footsteps

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use; holiday forms, purchase order sign-off, invoice sign off, expenses, just to name a few. However, we cannot operate a business today without IT and suspect in most cases the incremental service cost and carbon footprint required to make these changes are significantly less the storing and shipping around unnecessary paper based files. I am not sure what the carbon cost is for these kinds of figures, but I bet it’s substantial.

Eco Mobile and Broadband

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Electronic waste often contains highly toxic materials that can negatively impact the environment for decades or even generations. A number of companies will even purchase your old phones allowing you to make a little money in the process. You can use major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing to find companies that specialize in purchasing and recycling or refurbishing old cell phones. If you have a phone on the list, you complete an online form to request a purchase.

The Importance of Good Office Design In Creating a Productive Working Environment

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An inspiring office space is crucial to motivating and engaging staff; by combining a good office design with environmental considerations, you can improve productivity, profitability and reduce your carbon footprint. You should also purchase artwork which reflects staff members’ way of life, making them feel valued; for example, a staff member who loves baking bread could have artwork close to their desk which alludes to baking.

These Upgrades Will Make Your Home Eco-Friendly Instantly

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Big investments or purchases like a house require upkeep and regular maintenance to ensure everything is in good condition. Building an eco-friendly home brings about many advantages for the environment and your own (e.g., Your home is where you feel the safest and most comfortable.

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5 Tips for Implementing Sustainability Practices as a Small Business

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Find detailed definitions of important terms like sustainability, carbon footprints, climate change, and carbon emissions. While making a difference for the environment is certainly inspirational, it isn’t always enough of an incentive.

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Can AI Be the Solution to the Much-Debated Climate Change Issue

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In one way, it will reduce any further deterioration of the environment. Using a smart AI-backed irrigation system can save a significant amount of water and help conserve a part of the environment. Energy conservation is a must for the conversation of the environment.

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Eco-Friendly Medical Product Can Help You Gain New Patients

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You wouldn’t believe it, but most medical products contain hazardous chemicals and other materials, which end up in landfills and are bad for the environment. One medical doctor commented that there are over 80,000 chemicals used today in the medical industry and a very small number of them have been tested for their safety in humans and for the environment. Make a conscious effort to purchase sterile items that have been created in a sterile environment.

Sustainability: A Competitive Requirement for Small Business

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  The key reasons sustainability is becoming a business necessity are: Customer demand:  Over 40% of consumers say they prefer purchasing products from eco-friendly companies.    This is up from less than 20% 5 years ago and we expect the number of consumers basing purchasing decisions on environmental impact to grow rapidly.   Anyone familiar with their culture knows WalMart cares a whole more about saving money than saving the environment.

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Credit cards going green

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Offsetting their carbon footprint: Credit card companies are administratively intensive with a large amount of energy used by the thousands of computers that are required to ensure credit card transactions are possible. This has a possible effect on the environment as the computer systems need to operate every day all year round.

Better Eco Friendly Choices for Your Business in 2017

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By doing so you’re doing your bit towards cleaning up the environment, while also helping your company’s bottom line because going green saves money. To help save the environment we need to reduce the amount of energy we use, and as such you should find ways to reduce the energy consumption in your workplace. CFL and LED lights cost more to purchase but save you money in the long run. Making your business more eco-friendly (green) is a wise move to make.

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The Different Types of Green Hosting

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The Internet is growing fast, and so is it’s carbon footprint. However, there is a solution, and it’s called “Green Web Hosting” Green web hosting is a term that is used by web hosting companies seeking to show that they are helping the environment. Reducing the environmental footprint of the electronic hardware and computers that make the Internet possible. Most people don’t know, but the Internet is a major contributor to Global Warming.

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Simple Guide To A Green Roof

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Green roofs have many benefits for the environment and the home itself. It can even help reduce your home’s carbon footprint and boost its appeal. Another way to go is to purchase pre-vegetated mats or blankets. Green roofs are roofs covered with vegetation. Before, vegetation growing on a rooftop was mostly due to neglect. Today, however, growing greens on a roof are making a trend. And for good reason.

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Designing Your Office From Recycled and Upcycled Materials

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Whatever your reason for wanting to reduce your carbon footprint, you’ll no doubt be glad to learn that a growing demand for information, products, and services in regard to eco-friendly living has spawned a marked response in consumer industries, so that now there are all kinds of ways for you to reduce your impact on the environment and adopt a greener lifestyle. Both of these options can help you when it comes to creating your eco-friendly office environment.

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Eco-Friendly Payroll Options for Your Business

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Even companies that start out with eco-friendly ideals are constantly seeking new ways to reduce their carbon footprint and do all they can for a greener tomorrow. But when it comes to certain standards and practices in your day-to-day operations, you might be somewhat stumped as to how to go about making changes that will live up to your commitment to protect the environment.

Going Green in the Office While Staying in the Black

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With Global Warming having shocking effects around the globe, do your bit to help the environment by keeping your workplace green. With such busy schedules and deadlines to meet, saving the environment can be one of the last things on a worker’s mind. By following the advice on this page you can be green in both senses, by saving the environment whilst being cost effective. When purchasing new products look out for if they are recycled/recyclable.

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Green Manufacturing Helps Create More With Less Energy

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In short, manufacturers that harbor an old-school mentality when it comes to their products and operations are largely to blame for the ongoing deterioration of our environment. And there is a lot to be gained from exploring this option, which can lead to significant reductions where both cost and carbon footprint are concerned. One of the major complaints of the green movement is that common manufacturing processes produce so much waste and pollution.

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The Talbott Hotel, Chicago

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The hotel prides itself on its green initiatives or as they like to call it “sustainability without compromise” which entails reducing their carbon footprint while continuing to meet guest’s expectations for a luxury hotel. I’ve heard many hotels talk about this issue over the years but the Talbott does seem to have a real concern for the environment and can be seen in their extensive recycling programme, green technology and purchasing carbon offsetting.

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The Laws of Eco-Friendly Marketing and Promotion

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So aside from setting up recycling bins in your office, selling green products, and ensuring an eco-friendly supply chain by hiring vendors that share your environmental sensibilities, you can also try to cut your carbon footprint through your approach to marketing and promotions. All will help to reduce your negative impact on the environment. Okay, so the rules pertaining to green practices in marketing and promoting your business are more like guidelines than laws.

DIY Home Renovations: Tips to Renovate by Yourself and Save

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint. Ask your construction company what they do to help the environment and how they reduce their emissions, for example controlling emissions from their equipment, disposing of their waste and recycling parts – none of which should cost you any extra in their fees. Copyright © 2011 Guest Author. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. This article was written by John from Home Loan Finder.

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