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How to make for a greener office environment

How to make for a greener office environment

Many businesses are keen to do their bit for the environment and run a greener operation. Even if saving the planet is not as high on your agenda as keeping your business running on a day-to-day basis, going green can have a number of measurable benefits. Recycling within the office can reduce the costs of…

The Pros and Cons of the 4 Major Green Certifications

The Pros and Cons of the 4 Major Green Certifications

Green certifications are useful in promoting a business’s green credentials to your customers, prospective clients and employees. But which one is right for an SME? In this article I have summarised the pros and cons of four mainstream green standards and environmental certifications. ISO14001 – The Environmental Management System The most recognised environmental certification is…

Why going green at work makes perfect business sense

Why going green at work makes perfect business sense

Whenever I work with an organisation on improving their environmental performance there are always a few people in the company who bring a good dose of scepticism about the merits of going green. I really like these people as they tend to be the ones that become the biggest green advocates as initiatives are implemented…

Is it worth the effort for SMEs to invest in eco-friendly alternatives?

Is it worth the effort for SMEs to invest in eco-friendly alternatives?

In this day and age, sustainability has become an increasingly important topic in the public sphere. And despite ‘conscious consumers’ still being classified as a niche market, as individuals, we are being told to do our part to look after the environment on a more regular basis. The great thing is environmental awareness remains to…

Ways Your Small Business Can Go Green

Ways Your Small Business Can Go Green

Living in the greatest technological time in the history of mankind, it is foolish for small business owners to not take advantage of all that technology has to offer. Why would a company knowingly contribute to the abundance of paper waste this country produces every year if there were digital options available? Luckily, there are…

Top 5 Tips for Making Your Small Business More ‘Green’

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Use energy efficient lighbulbs in your workplace and take advantage of natural light wherever possible. 2. Recycle any waste that is generated by your business. Try to also reduce your waste output wherever it…

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